Category Archives: America

The failure of perpetual war  against the Muslim World

US Foreign Policy, The failure of perpetual war against the Muslim World By Doug Bandow War has become the hallmark of America’s relations with the Muslim world. Every intervention seems to create more harm than good, triggering new military action

The last nuclear reactors under construction in the US are facing opposition

By Megan Geuss Two nuclear reactors are under construction at Vogtle’s nuclear power plant in Georgia, and they are a lonely pair in a stagnating US nuclear industry. Now, leaders of municipalities and utilities that are on the hook to

Toeing the American line

By Bharat Karnad The 2×2 talks between the Indian and United States foreign and defence ministers  Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman, and Mike Pompeo and James Mattis respectively  scheduled for September 6, will end in India’s capitulation if the Bharatiya

US medals

By Nisar Ul Haq The Afghan war has become the longest and the costliest war in the US history, with no end in sight. Therefore, its easy for the US government to blame Pakistan being the front-line state. Pakistan with

I am part of the resistance inside the Trump administration

I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations. The Times is taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous Op-Ed essay. We have done so at

US-Turkish alliance reaches the point of no return

The sense of indignation among Turks should not be underestimated, which makes this an exceptional rupture By M. K. Bhadrakumar The Turkish lira fell 22% on Friday before recovering to 17% on the backdrop of the Trump administration’s announcement to

Trump scores an own-goal in the game against Iran

The final whistle is a long way off for the four-decade-old Islamic regime in Tehran, which has been playing patiently against all the odds By M. K. Bhadrakumar The Israeli press is awash with reports that US President Donald Trump

Minuteman III missile test terminated mid – flight in California

An unarmed US Air Force Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test – launch was aborted By Jack Phillips  An unarmed US Air Force Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test-launch was aborted after an anomaly was discovered, the military

US eases export controls for high-technology product sales to India

In a major boost to India, the US today eased export controls for high-technology product sales to it by designating it as a Strategic Trade Authorization-1 (STA-1) country, the only South Asian nation to be on the list. Responding to

Trump launches trade wars

By Shahid M Amin During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump had won the support of many Americans, among the white working class, by claiming that the world was taking advantage of USA by ‘ripping it off’ in trade. He accused