Trump’s State of the Union Address (SOTU) both Obscures and Reveals

Trump’s State of the Union Address (SOTU) both Obscures and Reveals

Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address (SOTU) is both typical and untypical; it corresponds to type in terms of being synonymous with the show man Trump whose unique contribution to politics and politicking is narcissistic self indulgence. It is untypical because Trump, the showman’s inability to bridge the yawning gap between his campaign rhetoric […]

Trump supports free trade with reciprocity rider

Trump supports free trade with reciprocity rider

Davos: US President Donald Trump on Friday said he supports free trade but it has to be fair and reciprocal, as he reaffirmed his nuanced commitment to ‘America First’ policy, saying it does not mean “America alone”. Addressing the World Economic Forum (WEF) where several leaders have took him on for his alleged protectionist and […]

US asks Pak to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul terror attack

US asks Pak to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul terror attack

Washington: The US has asked Pakistan to immediately arrest or expel Taliban leaders who are carrying out terror attacks across the border in Afghanistan, days after the militant group attacked a landmark hotel in Kabul that left 22 people dead. The terse White House statement came after the Taliban claimed responsibility for a major terror […]

US should not speak for other countries: China

US should not speak for other countries: China

BEIJING: China on Friday refuted criticism by a top US Navy official that it has become a “disruptive transitional force” in the Indo-Pacific region and asserted that America should not “speak for other countries”. Commander of the US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris, during a panel discussion at the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi with […]

Trump`s alt-Right Ideology in Minutiae

Trump`s alt-Right Ideology in Minutiae

By Shafqat Mushtaq Okay. The wall building is again on cards. The cold winters will now roast the liberal-chickens! If nothing else this is what the immigration ban is all about. No unhindered frolicking in the streets of America for immigrants. That actually, Trump and Co. fear put in danger the grey hair of the […]

US envoy to Panama resigns saying he cannot serve under Trump

US envoy to Panama resigns saying he cannot serve under Trump

WASHINGTON: US Ambassador to Panama John Feeley has resigned, saying he cannot serve under President Donald Trump, media reports said on Friday. The State Department, however, said Feeley (56) had retired due to personal reasons. Feeley, a former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, is the first career foreign service diplomat to resign under Trump. “John Feeley, […]

United States -Pakistan Relations

United States -Pakistan Relations

By Masood Ali Mir US-Pakistan relations are in cold waters, as the Trump administration has suspended aid to Pakistan and accused the South Asian nuclear power of deceit and hypocrisy. Pakistan, right from its birth has been a close ally of the United States. The relationship between the two countries began just after two months […]

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