Has Donald Trump effectively stalled the global war on climate change?

Just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse, it did. On the 2nd of June, U.S. President Donald J. Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from the Paris Accord on Climate Change – thus fulfilling a … Continue reading Has Donald Trump effectively stalled the global war on climate change?

The One Belt, One Road Initiative : Why is India not keen to join the Chinese regional order

On the 14th of May 2017, with over 30 world leaders in attendance, Chinese President Xi Jiping unveiled his much talked about project for the world to see – the One Belt, One Road Initiative. The massive $800 billion venture … Continue reading The One Belt, One Road Initiative : Why is India not keen to join the Chinese regional order

Victory for Macron : Has the French Election halted the populist movement in its tracks?

66% to 34%. The results couldn’t have been more clearer. The French people have decisively elected pro-European – liberal Emmanuel Macron to the office of the Presidency, firmly rejecting the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. This election was a crucial … Continue reading Victory for Macron : Has the French Election halted the populist movement in its tracks?

From the Editor’s Desk : What happens when machines become smarter than humans?

It was the summer of 2013, when I first saw the movie “I Robot” starring Will Smith on Television. Apart from Will Smith’s acting, a lot of other things in the movie won my admiration. The movie featured robots and … Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk : What happens when machines become smarter than humans?