THEATRES OF CONFLICT

NEW ‘RUBRIC’ OF GEOPOLITICS IN A DONALD TRUMP WORLD

The article originally appeared on India Today. Here it is bit modified. Geopolitics has always been shaped by few global powers, especially the US so far, even if it has been an increasingly multi-polar world. But with the recent developments that have revolved around inward looking protectionist and autocratic powers taking central position not just back homes but in the ...

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RUBRICHUS WITH PUMAXIT: BLOCK THAT IS GOING TO SHAPE GEOPOLITICS

Geopolitics is always shaped by few global powers, especially the US so far, even if it has been an increasingly multi-polar world. But with the recent developments that have revolved around inward looking protectionist and autocratic powers taking central position not just at their homes but in the overall flow of geopolitics, the world order is increasingly going to be ...

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THE TRUMP QUESTIONS

SO FAR.. As @realDonaldTrump is being inaugurated, the world looks even more volatile now. He may prove disastrous, for the US foreign policy and for the world. Immediate @realDonaldTrump threats: Nuclear proliferation South China Sea dispute Israel-Palestine and the prospects of two state solution Protectionism and trade wars Xenophobia, bias against immigrants and racial minorities, the Mexico prejudice Taiwan and ...

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TRUMP’S TRYST WITH CONTROVERSIES CONTINUES EVEN AS HE ASSUMES PRESIDENCY

The article originally appeared on India Today. Here it is bit modified and extended. The controversial businessman and President-elect Donald Trump is US President now with the White House as his official and residential address for at least the next four years, a distinction that makes him unarguably the most powerful person on the Earth. But true to his controversial ...

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TRUMP ERA BEGINS NOW: WORLD WILL CLOSELY WATCH HOW HE HANDLES THESE FIVE ISSUES

The article originally appeared on India Today. US President-elect Donald J. Trump is now the US President Donald Trump. He was sworn in this afternoon as the 45th US President, taking over from his predecessor Barack Obama. He is one of the most controversial people in the US history to move the White House because of his background and the ...

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PAKISTAN’S TERROR HAVENS DESTROYED? ITS ARMY CHIEF GEN BAJWA CLAIMS SO!

The article originally appeared on India Today. When it comes to lying in plain sight, no one can match Pakistani politicians and military officials and the sham this time have come from none other than its army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. According to a Radio Pakistan report, Bajwa called up Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani on Sunday to express solidarity ...

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CHINESE MEDIA HITS BACK AFTER TRUMP’S SECRETARY OF STATE REX TILLERSON’S SOUTH CHINA THREAT

The article originally appeared on India Today. China has hit back through its state media after the next US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson threatened Beijing to block it from the South China Sea. Continuing the dismissive tone taken by China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kong, a Global Times editorial has termed Tillerson’s remarks during his confirmation hearing an indignant ...

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REX TILLERSON, TRUMP’S SECRETARY OF STATE, SAYS WOULD BLOCK CHINA FROM SOUTH CHINA SEA

The article originally appeared on India Today. Rex Tillerson, former Exxon Mobil CEO and US President Elect Donald Trump’s pick for his ‘Secretary of State’, has told the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee that China will not be allowed to build more islands in the South China Sea and at the same time, will not be allowed access to those ...

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ARAB SPRING 2.0: ANOTHER ARAB AWAKENING COMING?

The article originally appeared on India Today. Here it is a bit modified and extended. “The prospects of young people in the region are, now more than ever, jeopardized by poverty, economic stagnation, governance failure and exclusion, all compounded by the violence and fragility of the body politic.” That, we can say is the central theme of the latest Arab ...

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CHINA’S CONCERNS OVER CPEC!

“The CPEC has long been seen as symbolic of Sino-Pakistan economic cooperation. It is unlikely that China will change its supportive attitude on the CPEC in the short term, but the increasing cost of security is becoming a big problem in efficiently pushing forward the projects.” This is what a piece in the Global Times, official mouth organ of China’s ...

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