Monthly Archives: August 2018

US – Russia – China triangle in flux, again

In a conversation with the Financial Times last week, Henry Kissinger made a highly significant remark about President Donald Trump’s attempt to improve the United States’ relations with Russia. The conversation took place in the backdrop of the Helsinki summit

Israel passes controversial ‘Jewish nation-state’ law

Law defines the country as Jewish homeland, further marginalising 1.8 million Palestinian citizens of Israel. The legislation becomes part of the country’s basic laws, which serve as a de facto constitution Israel’s parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the

Oil settles higher in volatile pre-holiday session

By Jessica Resnick Crude prices ended slightly higher on Tuesday after a volatile session in which the US benchmark passed $75 a barrel for the first time in more than three years before turning negative and later recouping its losses.

‘It’s going to create a revolution’ – how AI is transforming the NHS

NHS at 70 – all our anniversary coverage in one place The tumour is hard to miss on the scan. The size of a golf ball, it sits bold and white on the brain stem, a part of the organ

Rohingya Crises / Burma ‘We want peace’ – A Rohingya family’s 40 years of suffering

Rohingya refugees tell of decades of persecution and horrors suffered at the hands of Myanmar security forces By Mohammed Jamjoom Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Gul Zahar is the head of four generations of family and the bearer of 40 years of

What Amarinder alias Capt. Amarinder Sinh of Patiala thinks of himself?

Dr. Awatar Singh Sekhon Amarinder of Patiala alias Captain (R) Amarinder Sinh of the former Sikh State of Patiala thinks of himself, when he criticized the Honorable Harjit Singh, Defense Minister, Government of Canada, of the Right Honorable Justin Pierre

Let me begin by giving a brief roundup of activities on the foreign policy front

Please note MoFA spokesperson’s response to N smuggling reports in India… This week marks the 2nd death anniversary of Kashmiri leader Burhan Muzaffar Wani, who was brutally killed by Indian occupation forces on 8 July 2016, marking another dark chapter

Growing vulnerabilities India’s Maoist insurgency in the red corridor

By Taimur Khan On June 27, 2017, the FARC of Colombia handed over its guns/weapons to the United Nations (UN), making the Indian Maoists the largest group of Communist fighters besides the YPG of Syria. Ranging from 8,000 to 10,000

Mastering the art of politicization

By Maj Gen (R) Ashok K Mehta Surgical strikes have been used to the hilt by the BJP which prides itself on its commitment to the military and national security. With the launch of the video, it is at it

Fear of Khalistan

India demands UK to disallow Social Justice meet India has issued a demarche to the UK protesting a meeting convened in London by separatist organization Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) next month. The meeting has been called with an intention to