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  • End of Theocracy?

    End of Theocracy?

    Given Iran's complex and regimented theocratic system, the protests are unlikely to escalate into another Arab Spring. Indeed, democracy and hard-core Islam seem prima facia incompatible, as the failure of the Arab Spring in all countries where it had once ignited the hope of democratic transition amply demonstrates. More so for Iran, wherethose who exercise power are handpicked by the all-powerful Supreme Leader and lack accountability to citizens.

    October 30, 2022
  • Learning standards

    Learning standards

    Small wonder there are suggestions to invoke the Marshall Plan, the American initiative to help rebuild Europe after the Second World War.

    September 6, 2022
  • Pelosi in Taiwan

    Pelosi in Taiwan

    Today, it is the challenger to the USA as a global power with a leadership unapologetic about throwing its weight around.

    August 4, 2022
  • Kim’s bluster

    Kim’s bluster

    Ever since it assumed office in May, the Yoon government has strengthened Seoul’s military alliance with the United States

    July 31, 2022
  • US-FDA approved eye drops that could replace reading glasses

    US-FDA approved eye drops that could replace reading glasses

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved this new eye drop for public usage. The eye drop is designed to improve age-related near-vision problems.

    July 14, 2022
  • Migrant Tragedy

    Migrant Tragedy

    Monday bears witness to decidedly the worst tragedy to have afflicted migrants who were trying to cross over from Mexico to the United States of America.

    June 30, 2022
  • ‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest takes off in US cities

    ‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest takes off in US cities

    The organizers say the point is to show the economic impact the immigrant community would have if they didn't spend their money or provide labour.

    February 15, 2022
  • Tricky time

    Tricky time

    Beijing’s attempt to woo Berlin and drive a wedge between America and Europe is also unravelling to an extent with the survey reporting that regardless of the composition of Germany’s next government, 59 per cent of respondents believe the European powerhouse’s China policy would be more hard-edged.

    October 29, 2021
  • Taliban mocks America with iconic World War II photo

    Taliban mocks America with iconic World War II photo

    An elite unit of Taliban fighters, wearing US-made tactical gear they apparently captured from retreating Afghan forces, has posed for a propaganda photo, which many outraged Americans found to be the "ultimate insult", Russia Today reported.

    August 22, 2021
  • Finesse and Firmness

    Finesse and Firmness

    He did sound somewhat rhetorical on Thursday when he said: “To the mayors, school superintendents, educators, local leaders, who are standing up to the governors politicising mask protection for our kids: thank you. Thank God that we have heroes like you, and I stand with you all, and America should as well.”

    August 19, 2021
  • In Taliban country…

    In Taliban country…

    By evening the Taliban had seized the “Arg”, the presidential palace that is Afghanistan’s historic seat of power.

    August 18, 2021
  • Unwarranted verdict

    Unwarranted verdict

    The United States of America has criticised the "unjust outcome" of the Tong trial.

    August 4, 2021
  • Cuban Spring?

    Cuban Spring?

    On his historic 2016 trip to Cuba, President Barack Obama had urged the island nation to support the expansion of the internet across the country and made internet access a priority issue for his administration’s Cuba policy.

    July 27, 2021
  • Nature’s payback

    Nature’s payback

    The states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland have been the worst affected by the record rainfall, which authorities have called the heaviest in a century.

    July 19, 2021
  • America sizzles

    America sizzles

    Residents in additional parts of southern Oregon were under “Go now” orders on Sunday while still more were told to “get set.” In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency on July 6.

    July 14, 2021
  • In one boat

    In one boat

    History teaches that no one ever wins in Afghanistan, not even the native Afghans, who remain amongst the most deprived, denied, and regressive societies on the planet. As history is poised to repeat itself, for once, no one will be celebrating the exit of yet another empire, not even those who worked surreptitiously to support the forces inimical to the exiting empire.

    July 12, 2021
  • Wall of Steel

    Wall of Steel

    The party’s continued rule, he averred, was essential to ensure that China stayed on course towards becoming a wealthy and advanced world power.

    July 3, 2021