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Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony for the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing

Mounting BRI debt could trip PRC in currency war with U.S.

Those prophesying imminent doom for the PRC base much of this forecast on an expected meltdown of the Chinese financial...

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President Biden will pick up the PRC’s gauntlet

Should Joe Biden revert to the China-friendly policies of the Clinton era, voter backlash against the Democratic Party would be...

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Biden-Harris on course to prove critics wrong

Given the tantrums of the outgoing administration, the challenges Biden will face on entering the White House will be unprecedented....

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Moral policing wrecked Nitish Kumar’s tally in Bihar

The dent in the finances of the state because of the liquor ban caused a reduction in government programs and...

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PM and CJI can end India’s colonial hangover

The country has a penal code that has a vintage of more than a century and a half.    ...

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India-US bonhomie will continue under Biden-Harris

It is likely that establishing a close bond between the incoming President of the US and the Prime Minister of...

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Minimum Government essential for remaking India

Surprisingly, the first Economic Survey of the Modi government magnanimously gave high marks to its predecessor.   Prime Minister Rajiv...

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Bihar will show if hope is running out

The Opposition is relying on emotions caused by the pandemic resulting in a protest vote against the Central and state...

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India-US Indo-Pacific partnership assures security for Asia

Despite the influence of known GHQ Rawalpindi proxies in the Biden camp and less so in the Trump set-up, it...

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Cold War 2.0: US and India work on a winning strategy

The CCP has since 1949 regarded itself as being in a war with the US over primacy. The difference is...

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Effects of the pandemic on Modi and Trump

The Opposition in India is anticipating that discontent caused by loss of jobs and income will lead to an eruption...

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Amy Barrett a vote loser for Trump

Appointing Judge Lagoa would have helped Trump secure Florida, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, in view of the impact on...

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India and US on cusp of rescuing world from Covid-19

The manner in which President Trump appears to be recovering from his bout with the novel coronavirus indicates that the...

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Chaotic images and emotions surround the Biden-Trump contest

Among the favourite movies of President Trump is “The Greatest Showman”, a story about P.T. Barnum, who transformed the circus...

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Minorities support Hindus’ right to three holy sites

So deep is the belief that Hindus do not deserve to get their three holy sites restored to them that...

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he stands next to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks outside of the Oval Office as he departs the White House for a trip to Cleveland, Ohio, in Washington D.C., U.S.

After Covid strikes President Trump, the Vish Purush theory surfaces

The version retailed by a few White House watchers is that Hope Hicks recently became ‘good friends’ with a man...

Biden’s lack of boldness emboldens Trump

Biden’s lack of boldness emboldens Trump

Biden seems to lack the intensity of Trump, and is giving an appearance of being micro-managed by smug and know-it-all...

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Stock market mayhem key weapon of anti-Modi alliance

A key calculation of the global alliance of groups that have coalesced to oppose Prime Minister Narendra Modi is that...

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Ignore Chinese media’s nervously boastful hoots

Given the lack of combat experience of the PLA, it is difficult to judge the level of proficiency of soldiers...

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Xi Jinping gambles on Mission Meltdown in U.S. and India

Xi Jinping is aiming at China taking on the mantle of the world’s pre-eminent power, displacing the United States, before...

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Helping needy urban citizens is good policy 

Among the policies needing to be adopted is an extension of the moratorium by two more years.     Old...

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Modi can repeat 1971 and ensure a 1962 in reverse

In absence of a clear understanding between India and US about mutual security, the Himalayan massif seems to be the...

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Israel and Arab countries both gain from better ties

The GCC needs to reform its economic structure in order to link it with the knowledge economy and retrain young...

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Smart Policy by PM Modi will frustrate PLA designs on border

The PRC needs a neutral India and this it hopes to achieve by showcasing that the costs of abandoning neutrality,...