Tag: USA

Politics of Oil between the US and Russia: India’s options in view of western sanctions
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Politics of Oil between the US and Russia: India’s options in view of western sanctions

The heavy dependence of multiple countries, especially from the affluent part of the world, on Russian Energy resources is why many scholars have designated it as the ‘Energy Superpower’. The fact that major European countries like Germany are unwilling to stop their purchases from Russia even in the face of its actions in Ukraine, attests […]

The Omnipotent force behind USA’s National Security and Foreign Policy – American Military Industrial Complex (AMIC)
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The Omnipotent force behind USA’s National Security and Foreign Policy – American Military Industrial Complex (AMIC)

The American Military Industrial Complex (AMIC) is a perceived informal alliance between a portion of the nation’s scientific and technological community, its defence establishment and certain sectors of the country’s military base. In 2021 the defence Budget of the US has gone up to $778 Billion, which means the United States spends more on defence […]

30 years of the end of Cold War – Analysing the Past and Present contours of Global Power
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30 years of the end of Cold War – Analysing the Past and Present contours of Global Power

On the 26th of December 1991, the Soviet Union was officially disintegrated by then President of USSR, Mr. Mikhail Gorbachev, marking an official end to the cold war and the mighty Soviet Union, which was perceived as a dreamland of communism.  From a hardcore Communist-Stalinist era to a disruptive era of the scrambling reformer Gorbachev, […]

Decoding Havana syndrome
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Decoding Havana syndrome

The symptoms of Havana syndrome include hearing buzzing sounds of piercing sequels  and many experience dizziness and fatigue for months  The CNN story gave a slant of failure of the American intelligence agency as it claimed that CIA Chief Burns trip was highly secretive yet the ‘enemy’ could identify, locate and inflict the target with those […]

Relevance of the United Nations
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Relevance of the United Nations

The problem in the case of Afghanistan is that most of the permanent members of the UNSC have their own vested interests instead of unbiased and necessary action over an emerging situation.
If the objective of the US to invade Afghanistan was not nation building, was it to destroy terror outfits taking refuge in it? Hasn’t the US handed over Afghanistan to the same group it sought to vanquish initially?
With no clear vision, the US has not only abandoned Afghan people and left them in the hands of Taliban.
The UN today has become a web of bureaucratic procedures with all the participating nations playing politics for their own vested interests.

Thailand Protests –  What are the demands of the dissenters and why has the Yellow Rubber duck become their mascot?
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Thailand Protests – What are the demands of the dissenters and why has the Yellow Rubber duck become their mascot?

The protests in Thailand which began in 2018 have continued to this day. The dissenters demanded that the pro-monarchy amendment made to the Crown Property Act be reverted. However, with the protests turning violent, the government and the police resorted to employ riot-control measures and many were jailed under the rarely used Lese Majesté Act.