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M.D. Nalapat

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Mr Guterres, end the Ukraine war

Neither Russia nor Ukraine nor the EU is gaining from this war, neither is the rest of the world, especially...

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Harry and Meghan upstage Will and Kate

Unless he is a superb actor, the story Harry has been expounding rings largely true. Some of the points made...

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Xi’s target countries need to close ranks to resist

An FTA between India and Taiwan could open the way for TSMC among others in relocating some of its factories...

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Pak Army set to disappoint PRC and the U.S. in 2023

So rapidly is the momentum for a free Balochistan and a free Pashtunistan developing that GHQ Rawalpindi is proving itself...

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India, a land of missed opportunities

Much of the history that has been taught in schools since 1947 is myth. What is needed is to replace...

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Narendra Modi, President of G-20, can universalise inclusive finance

People trust PM Modi for his integrity and hard work, and these are the attributes needed to propel the financial...

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In 2023, G-20 put on course to deliver inclusive growth

While the presence of the EU in G-20 is welcome, what is needed is participation as full members of similar...

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Only deterrence will work with Xi’s China

PRC will never be content until India is reduced to economic distress and societal chaos, for this is the only...

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Annalena Baerbock, there are no special people

In the view of Biden or Scholz, unlike Somalis, Tigrayans or Afghans, the Ukrainians are European, they are special. Annalena...

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PM Modi seeks to bring G-20 in sync with 21st century

Instead of seeking to dominate a hierarchical order of nations, as has been the practice by several past and present...

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A 2022 China Winter after 2011 Arab Spring

The decline in economic growth and consequent impact on livelihoods has led to hundreds of thousands of PRC citizens venting...

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India’s Constitution is not static, but a living document

Given an overall framework that ensures the Rule of Law, the greater individual and personal freedom is under the law...

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Global interests perish at the altar of Ukraine

The only remaining hope for Zelenskyy is that NATO will enter the war in a fullscope manner rather than indirectly...

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DMK must rethink its opposition to EWS quota

It would be less than an incentive for domestic and international companies to invest in Tamil Nadu if those governing...

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U.S. midterm elections give Biden a chance to course correct in Eurasia

The G20 Summit may show whether President Biden has finally read the memo that this is the era of Cold...

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Appeasement of dictators results in tragedy, not farce

The capitulation of Daladier and Chamberlain to all of Hitler’s maximalist negotiating positions made Hitler certain that neither Britain nor...

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Ukraine war spreads suffering across the globe

If UK, EU, US are suffering, so must Asia, Africa, South America through no fault of their own. That the...

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Xi relying on ‘Chissia’ to power PRC expansion

Xi is banking on a combination of cheap Russian energy and Chinese manufacturing to turbocharge the PRC’s geopolitical challenge to...

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‘Fight the enemy’ has become Xi’s motto

In Xi’s speech to the 20th Party Congress, the word that was prominently used was ‘fight’, of course in its...

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Danger signal from Russia on Xi Jinping

Russian analysts have begun changing the nomenclature of Ladakh and Arunachal into the Mandarin substitutes now promoted in maps by...

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Mr Biden, you are President of the US, not of Europe

The perception is growing in Asia, South America and Africa that the only continent (besides his own) that President Biden...

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Victoria Nuland’s Stealth Sanctions against India

The visa denial to Indians policy has become a form of collective punishment imposed in retaliation for India not following...

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At SCO, Xi and Modi differed over their views on Ukraine

Given their record of mistaking what they wish for as what is, Atlanticist media immediately reached the conclusion that Xi’s...

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Iranian women have the right to choose their dress

A young Iranian woman died simply because she refused to accept the dress code commanded of her by clerics. Mysterious...