A war on the world economy: Trade War

A war is a struggle for dominance, supremacy, power. It is fought to further one’s own interest and influence the adversaries from taking action against our interest. Trade war is also a kind of a weapon in the armoury of a nation which a county employs to pursue its own agenda. Though it is notContinue reading “A war on the world economy: Trade War”

Permanence of temporary provision : Article 370

In tough times of 1947 when all the 560 odd newly independent British provinces had the choice of either going with Dominion India/Pakistan or to remain independent, the province of Jammu & Kashmir under Raja Hari Singh choose to remain independent. This was a state with majority Muslim population ruled by a Hindu ruler andContinue reading “Permanence of temporary provision : Article 370”

The rise of an Ideology : Trumponomics

One of the most watched drama in 2016 was the election of the world’s oldest democracy – The United States of America and as dramatic the race was, equally surprising was its result in which a Real Estate magnet won against a seasonal diplomat by a whisker and became the 45th President of the world’sContinue reading “The rise of an Ideology : Trumponomics”

Iran: Latest piece of US middle-east puzzle.

Love affair of US and the Middle-east is such that, since the later part of 20th century US has been entangled in the local affairs of the region, be it organizing Camp David for Israeli peace or sending troops to Iraq for fighting Saddam Hussein or recent war with ISIS in Syria and the plansContinue reading “Iran: Latest piece of US middle-east puzzle.”

The fight for supremacy passes from the ports of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, the nation with a population of 21 million and an area of 65 thousand square kilometer has become a latest point of contest between giants running for the throne of Asia. The modern history of Sri Lanka is marred by the more than 150 years of colonial exploitation which ended in 1972 whenContinue reading “The fight for supremacy passes from the ports of Sri Lanka”