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Obama in Hiroshima: reality and myth

  US President Barak Obama’s historic Hiroshima visit had taken the world by surprise. It not only made headline news in many countries around the world; also it did raise the hope for a world free of anxiety over the destructive Thursday, June 9th, 2016

ISIS and Israel on the Golan Heights

  The Yarmouk Valley is run by ISIS – and left alone by Israel.   There is a strange relationship between Israel and a small sect of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) based next to the Golan Heights. The very Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Bob Dylan, in and out of time

  Longevity is in these days. A young meteor of film or music racing through fast life to early death will always have romantic appeal. A mid-career artist's grapple with setback or misfortune can have a nobility of its own. But Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Can anyone trump Hillary’s chance?

  It is now nearly certain that Hillary Clinton is going to become the Democratic nominee in this year’s election for President in America. It is as well likely that she is going to become the first female President in the Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Regime changes weaken Latin unity and BRICS

  The atypical & unusual characteristics of regime changes in the recent past and the ongoing attempts to bring about regime changes in many countries have been trending across the world. With the recent impeachment of the outgoing Brazilian President Dilma Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Okinawa angry again

  It was only in January that Rina Shimabukuro marked her coming of the age day with friends and well-wishers. In Japan it is on this designated day of every year that young girls are seen wearing colourful Kimono and taking Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Opec is no longer a dominant force

  When recent negotiations in Doha, Qatar, between some of the world’s largest petroleum producers failed to deliver an expected freeze of oil production, markets responded in a surprising fashion: The price of oil rallied, hitting its highest point of the Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Washington responds to adversaries

  The end of cold war resulted in a world that was unipolar and led by the 20th century’s lone superpower - the U.S. Although the U.S. retains its superpower status in the 21st century, it is no more the only Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Why a progressive foreign policy is good for US national security

  Few were expecting Bernie Sanders to come out swinging on foreign policy as he did in the ninth Democratic debate. He had been dismissed or ridiculed in the media for months for an alleged delinquency on foreign policy issues. Hillary Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Hindu nationalism and caste exclusion in Indian universities

  Leading members of the Indian opposition have publicly condemned the treatment of Rohith Vemula and the political interference in Hyderabad University.   Rohith Vemula solidarity rally in Kerala, March 7, 2016. Wikicommons/ Zuhairali. Some rights reserved.Indian politics in 2016 has been marked Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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