Letters And Editorials

Israel-Palestine Conference in France: Focus on Future Palestine

Apparently, the stranded Mideast peace process that has restarted in the New Year would bring enduring peace to the region. France, a UN veto member has come forward to mediate between an arrogant nuclear power Israel and the besieged Palestine nation. Thus an international peace conference aimed at bringing a resolution to the vexed Israeli-Palestinian conflict opened in Paris on Sunday the Janua ....

Premises of Trump’s foreign policy orientation and future of international order – A study in Trumpism

Today’s international order is being decided almost entirely by US super power - at least by and large.

In fact, international order since the World War II, though launched b y Germany, is being controlled and regulated by USA while Europe and bulk of Asian nations lend support for this arrangement made after the WW-II.

Needless to say that veto power USA enjoys has been major reas ....

Trump Alleges Presidental Election Cyberattacks Are Rumours

One major cause of global tensions obviously is the bad US-Russia reactions as the vested interests have managed so far to sustain the Russo-US conflict, directly harming international relations as well. Much of regional conflicts owe to animosity between the top powers - like fascist Israeli aggression and expansionism in Palestine and denial of freedoms to and killing of Kashmiris by their occup ....

Indian politics: Rising son Akhilesh Yadav UP CM outsmarts his own promoter-father Mulayam Yadav

Whether it is good or shame for Indian prestige, in Indian politics sons and daughters and even other close relatives keep rising to lead the parties and make wealth as people come to politics only to make money by all possible means wither as ruling parties or working as opposition parties. The stage is set for the Uttar Pradesh elections which will be held in seven phases between February and M ....

Pakistan urges world to pressure India to hold referendum in Kashmir

Positively encouraged by the recent global developments like Brexit and UN support vote for Palestine state, the next US president Donald Trump’s vouching for peace in Mideast, the very election of Donald Trump who thumped experienced and highly hopeful democratic candidate Hillary Clinton who is known to be pro-Israel and pro-India and never supported the Kashmir and Palestine causes - not even ....

Donald Trump to meet press on 11 January over conflict of interests

World has been looking for the news about real policies of newly elected US President Donald Trump to have an idea about what kind of presidency he would prefer to install- particularly if he would make nay departure from the usual US foreign policy matters with regards to Russia and Palestine or he would also continue the Neocon ideas of regimes everywhere by terror wars to make entire world to p ....

Demonetization as Indian tragedy: Modi silent on specifics of black money

Indians are today reeling not under the terrorism or cross border fires at LOC, but by the painful effects of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetization move, that besides making the life common masses extremely miserable and intolerable, also is crippling national economy and prestige abroad. Ruling Barathiya Janata Party (BJP) is in a fix now as some state polls are round the corner. Bot ....

Incessant Bushfires and Its Impact on the Weather

In an era where there are countless campaigns in various forms about the need to protect the environment, it is a bit surprising to realise that such warnings have landed on deaf eyes. With bushfires being a major cause for the deplorable state of the weather in most parts of the world, it appears stiffer measures have to be put in place in other to ensure that a sustainable environment is created ....

Refugee crisis in Europe: Some observations

In view of terror wars launched by USA and NATO starting from Afghanistan to Syria, the world is facing an unprecedented, displacement cum refugee crisis, following exodus of refugees from the crisis nations to European Union (EU). Terror wars in West Asia force a regular flow of refugees into Europe. Today, besides murder of millions of Muslims, more than 65 million people are forcibly dis ....

Why was Russian ambassador killed in Turkey?

There can’t be two opinions that diplomatic envoys and missions the world over must at all times remain protected and immune while embassies and ambassadors should not do anything illegal or misuse their immunity.

The assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov in Ankara obviously meant to further destabilize the fragile Turkey-Russia relations with earlier attempts had failed t ....

Surge of Russian influence in West Asia at America’s expense

American efforts to support the opposition by arming them directly and through Arab nations have brought Russian forces there and now Russia is firmly footed in Syria, influencing Arab nations and Israel. With which it coordinates certain terror operations. Syria is unofficially divided and destabilized, thousands of Muslims have been murdered by all “stake holders” in Syria, both Muslim and ....

President-elect Donald Trump can resolve Kashmir – Mike Pence

Vice-President elect Mike Pence stated that US President-elect Donald Trump can use his extraordinary skills to reduce tensions around the world and resolve problems such as the Kashmir Issue and added that the new US administration intends to be fully engaged in South Asia and with India and Pakistan on issues such as Kashmir to promote peace and ....

Turkey could burn its fingers in Syria

The ongoing Turkish military intervention in Syria, sending in tanks and fighter planes backed by US military help on ground and in the air, has more at stake for US than Turkey. All this seems to be a step in the wake of gains made by Syrian troops backed by Russian military and air power to push back the rebels fighting Bashar al- Assad´s forces. The beneficial outcome of the ....

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90

Fidel Castro, South American leader and Cuba's former president, known as leader of the Cuban Communist revolution and iron man who could have caused a missile war in 1963 with USA by pushing the missile button, has died aged 90. His brother and now Cuban President Raul Castro announced that the country's most iconic leader, Fidel Castro breathed his last on Saturday. Ashen and grave, President Ca ....

Obama, Putin briefly discuss Syria and Ukraine at APEC Summit


American President Barack Obama who is enjoying his last days at White House as US president and the custodian of it, completing two terms and literally the world leader and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met in Lima, Peru’s capital for around four minutes on November 20 at the APEC summit in what is likely to be their last in-person meeting before Obama leaves office. The ....

I wish to be independent: Kashmir Maharaja

American historian Stanley Wolpert records first Indian Ambassador to Pakistan Sri Prakash´s statement that India should hand over Kashmir to Pakistan. Nehru´s, Wolpert mentions, sharp reaction saying "If we did anything of the kind our government would not last many days and there would be no peace....it would lead to war with Pakistan because of public opinion here and of war-like el ....

Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum and His Entourage: Start Respecting Human Rights Now

It is an inviolable fundamental rights for every law-abiding adult to see who they want, when they want.  This is a rights that is supposed to be available to all Canadians.  Yet, Dr Tenenbaum's entourage has sought to deny that right to Dezrin Carby-Samuels who for more than one year, has not been able to see Raymond her son, and other people who have been prevented from doing so.  ....

New Campbell's Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup Has Got to Go

Do you remember the controversy back in the day when Coca Cola rolled out so-called “New Coke” which did not taste as good as the “old Coke”?  Well it seems ever since that time, there was been an on-going trend by various companies to roll out new cans or boxes of products with wonderfully designed nice new looks, but that have substantively diminished quality specifically or overall ....
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