US, India relations can rise beyond bilateral ties: Modi to Trump

US, India relations can rise beyond bilateral ties: Modi to Trump

Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told US President Donald Trump that both countries can rise beyond bilateral ties and work jointly for the future of Asia, reflecting their growing convergence on strategic issues in the Indo-Pacific region. During their wide-ranging talks which took place on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in the […]

The Real Reason behind Trump’s Angry Diplomacy in North Korea

The Real Reason behind Trump’s Angry Diplomacy in North Korea

To understand the United States’ stratagem in the Pacific, and against North Korea in particular, one has to understand the fundamental changes that are under way in that region. China’s clout as an Asian superpower and as a global economic powerhouse has been growing at a rapid speed. The US’ belated ‘pivot to Asia’ to […]

US military is ridding the world of terrorism: Trump

US military is ridding the world of terrorism: Trump

WASHINGTON: The US military is “ridding” the world of terrorism, President Donald Trump has said, asserting that America’s goals were denuclearising North Korea and stopping Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Trump’s remarks came after he held a meeting with top US military leaders yesterday. The meeting was also attended by the President’s advisers, including the […]

After Trump: Why the World will Revert to ‘Normal’?

After Trump: Why the World will Revert to ‘Normal’?

The incubatory period of the gale of nativist populism , which swept the Western world, in the middle of the second decade of the 21st century, could be held to be the time period between 1980’s and 2015(roughly speaking). This datum or period entailed profound structural change(s) of an economic, political and cultural nature. Going […]

In Their Own Words: When Trump and Obama Sounded the Same

In Their Own Words: When Trump and Obama Sounded the Same

The nature of the rhetoric in Donald Trump’s first speech at the United Nations General Assembly was largely predictable. Even his bizarre threat to “totally destroy North Korea” was consistent with his overall style and previous warnings. But how different was his speech, if compared with the first and last UN speeches of President Barack […]

Unemployment reason for Modi, Trump’s rise to power: Rahul

Unemployment reason for Modi, Trump’s rise to power: Rahul

Princeton (US): Leaders like Narendra Modi and Donald Trump are being elected all over the world as the people are in pain due to unemployment, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday, but stressed that even the prime minister was not doing enough to solve the key problem facing India. Gandhi, 47, who is […]

Pak Assembly adopts resolution rejecting Trump’s ‘hostile, threatening’ statements

Pak Assembly adopts resolution rejecting Trump’s ‘hostile, threatening’ statements

Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s “hostile and threatening” statements against the country and opposing his move to provide more space to India in Afghanistan in the new Afghan and South Asia policy. The resolution passed by the lower house of Parliament also rejected the recent statement by […]

Nuclear Apocalypse: Trump and Kim Should Not Hold the World Hostage

Nuclear Apocalypse: Trump and Kim Should Not Hold the World Hostage

Not too far away from Seattle, Washington there are eight ballistic-missile submarines carrying the world’s large shipments of nuclear weapons. The 560-foot-long black submarines are docked at the Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, hauling what is described by Rick Anderson in a recent Los Angeles Times article as “the largest concentration of deployed nuclear weapons in the […]

Hegemonic policies to blame for threat to peace in South Asia: Pak

Hegemonic policies to blame for threat to peace in South Asia: Pak

Islamabad: Denying that it provides safe havens to terrorists, Pakistan blamed a “complex interplay of geopolitics” and the pursuit of “hegemonic policies” for tensions in South Asia. Pakistan’s Foreign Office said the “non-resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute remains the primary obstacle to peace and stability in the region.” The late-night reaction came after […]

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