“The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.” This was the statement U.S. President Donald Trump gave in … Continue reading Crisis on the Korean Peninsula – Are we inching towards a war?
‘You’re Fired!’, proclaimed Donald Trump long before he even considered running for the American Presidency, on the sets of the Apprentice. Ironically, the same words are coming back to haunt him after more than a dozen prominent executive branch aides … Continue reading Why Trump’s supporters will support him through thick and thin.
A month into the ongoing Doklam standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at the tri-junction with Bhutan, Beijing continues to hold a hardline stance. In a rare move of brinkmanship, it has publicly refused to negotiate until the Indian Army … Continue reading How long will India be able to stand up to China at the Doklam Plateau?
It was the 29th of June, 2017, when Iraqi Prime Minister declared that the victory in Mosul marked the “end of the Daesh state of falsehood”. And to some extent, it is true. It was in the 850-year-old Grand al-Nuri … Continue reading With the coalition victory in Mosul, has the Islamic State effectively collapsed?
True friends, loyal partners, and major allies – these are some of the words U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi used to describe the relationship between the world’s largest and world’s oldest democracies. Contrast this with … Continue reading Trump – Modi bonhomie : Will the duo usher Indo-US ties into the golden era?