Donald Trump

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Trump has unequivocally rescinded military aid to Pakistan, which will become the only issue that Pompeo will have to address in his state visit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

Amping up its position on China the US blocks Chinese steel through Vietnam

China’s excess production capacity of both metals has emerged as a major trade irritant for the United States and Europe, prompting them to consider new steps to protect domestic industries and jobs from a flood of Chinese imports.

Trump says China ‘Caught RED HANDED’ allowing oil into North Korea

“We have evidence that some of the vessels engaged in these activities are owned by companies in several countries, including China,” the official said.

US Navy chief says forces in Asia may be reinforced with warships from the eastern Pacific

Richardson said his task in 2018 is to build a navy “more lethal” and “dangerous” to potential U.S. foes.

China’s BRI runs into a wall

Smaller nations like Nepal and Sri Lanka are increasingly subjecting […]