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Howdy Kashmir: When Constitutional Morality has No Takers

These are dark times not just for those who are living in an unprecedented lockdown, but also for those whose feel disenfranchised and demonised in the land of Gandhi and Nehru for their beliefs and faith in Indian democracy, as enshrined in the values of the Indian freedom movement.

The World on a Brink

Political leadership requires balance, responsibility and a sensible leadership to create an atmosphere of predictability and security. The contrary is a recipe for disaster. In too many countries, that is precisely what we have.

The world cannot afford a war with Iran

Since World War II, the US has launched bombing campaigns against 16 countries, a number of which were subjected to multiple US bombing campaigns during different eras.

Huawei: Hesitations, Hiccups and Hoo-Ha

If Huawei were to be ousted from the September 5G trials, then this would possibly be the fourth occasion when India would have changed its well-articulated foreign policy to align itself with that of the US.

US-Pak: Pompeo’s visit and looming uncertainty

Trump has unequivocally rescinded military aid to Pakistan, which will become the only issue that Pompeo will have to address in his state visit

Will Vladimir Putin be celebrating his birthday in India?

In a fast-changing global scenario, Narendra Modi wants to use Vladimir Putin’s birthday party as a way to re-commit India to its age-old ally, Russia

Turkey’s Economy Czar Fails to Save the Lira

The falling value of the Lira has to be seen in the larger context of the direction the Turkish economy has taken in recent years rather than just through the prism of the US sanctions

US set on regime change in Venezuela

Given the US failure to overthrow the Venezuelan leadership through rolling protests and people power, President Donald Trump has openly said that his administration doesn’t discard the military option to enact regime change

The Football World Cup and the New Cold War

The mysterious poisoning of a former Russian double agent has triggered an inevitable cold war which has deleterious effects for a world already breaking up into old-familiar blocs

N Korea makes ‘agreement’ with S Korea after historic meeting: KCNA

A 10-member South Korean delegation travelled to Pyongyang in hopes of encouraging North Korea and the US to talk to one another