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“Draw a Charter of Republican Values and comply”, French President Emmanuel Macron to country’s Muslim leaders
Europe, Featured, World

“Draw a Charter of Republican Values and comply”, French President Emmanuel Macron to country’s Muslim leaders

The President has ordained that such a charter must include recognition of the “values of the Republic”, specify that Islam in France is a religion and not a political movement, and put an end to foreign involvement in French mosques. French President Emmanuel Macron has tasked the French Council of Muslim Worship (CFCM) to draw […]

Humanitarian Crisis in Africa: Civil War in Ethiopia’s Tigray region results in exodus
Africa, Featured, World

Humanitarian Crisis in Africa: Civil War in Ethiopia’s Tigray region results in exodus

The UN Refugee Agency reports that over 30,000 Ethiopians have fled ongoing fighting in the Tigray region for safety in Sudan. The humanitarian crisis was brought about by the Violence between Central Government forces and local armies in northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Violence between Central Government forces and local armies in northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region […]

Trump in a hurry to cut US troop size to 2500 in Afghanistan and Iraq before January
Asia, Defence & Security, Featured, World

Trump in a hurry to cut US troop size to 2500 in Afghanistan and Iraq before January

Senators including Republicans have slammed the President saying that the terrorists would ‘love the idea’ President Trump who before the elections had said that he wants “all” troops home by Christmas, seems to be acting in a hurry on that front. US media reports that as per the President’s order, US troops in Afghanistan will […]

Republicans accuse Twitter and Facebook of political bias at Senate hearing; Company CEOs hide behind action against ‘election disinformation’
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Republicans accuse Twitter and Facebook of political bias at Senate hearing; Company CEOs hide behind action against ‘election disinformation’

On Nov 17th, a Senate hearing was held over legal protections for Social Media companies. CEOs of Twitter and Facebook were put to scrutiny by senators during the hearing. The Republican senators accused the social media companies of political bias and also charged them with unfair business practices and market dominance. The charges are seen […]

Huge influx of migrants from Northern Africa to Canary Islands threatens Spain’s residents
Europe, Featured, World

Huge influx of migrants from Northern Africa to Canary Islands threatens Spain’s residents

During late October and early November, several towns in the Canary archipelago rose in huge protests against illegal immigration as they called it. Many called it ‘invasion’ of the islands by the migrants. With 16,000 migrants from northern Africa coming on its shores with nearly 700 in the last few days alone, Canary islands in […]

Need for a New Culture of Geo-politics and Geo-strategy
Analysis, Featured

Need for a New Culture of Geo-politics and Geo-strategy

History runs at its own pace. It is frustratingly slow and staid sometimes. Darkness and disillusionment seem never ending. But suddenly it races ahead like a Thoroughbred, leaving contemporaries in dismay and historians in disarray. The world is in the midst of such a racing pace today. The Cold War years of the last century, […]

Biden at the helm! What it means for the US and the World – Part 1
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Biden at the helm! What it means for the US and the World – Part 1

Joe Biden has criticised Trump’s temperamental approach towards long standing allies and has vowed to recommit the U.S. to global alliances and international accords that President Trump has quit or criticized. The major differences in the two rivals’ approaches to foreign policy is sure to have a telling effect on the world after the change of guard at the White House.

Internal Weakness of China – Food, Marine & Malacca
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Internal Weakness of China – Food, Marine & Malacca

China has spoiled its  bilateral relations with those nations on whom it depends for its food. Having depleted the seas close to home, the Chinese fishing fleet has been sailing farther afield in recent years to exploit the waters of other countries. The PRC’s dependence on Malacca gives rise to security concerns because the surrounding […]