The group may now be intensifying its strategy, but in all probability it established sleeper cells in Western Europe well before the Tunisia attacks of 2015.
“For the defeat of ISIL to stick in Iraq and Syria, these badly broken places destroyed by ISIL, pillaged by ISIL, mistreated by ISIL, are going to need to be rebuilt,” US Defence Secretary Carter said.
Indian-American MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga is now one of the nine members of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity.
The Republican and Democratic party establishments, and their corporate-media allies, are trying to maintain the status quo and channel change to strengthen the structure of power.
In the twilight of his presidency, Barack Obama has more security to speak candidly about his successes and failures, revealing a retrospective stance on his foreign policy decisions.
The first US secretary of state to visit Hiroshima, Kerry said the possibility of a nuclear weapon-free world has been made complex by North Korea’s repeated “provocations” and by worsening security in Syria and Ukraine.
The race for the next UN general-secretary is characterised by a surface democratisation of the process and a push for the organisation to pick its first female leader.
The successful autonomous touchdown of the booster at sea marked another milestone for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.
On the eve of his India trip, Ashton Carter talked about the “strategic handshake” between India and the US.
A list of possible terror groups and terrorists who may target the event will help ensure safety, China says.
Plans include cutting off remittances to Mexico, imposing increased trade tariffs, and cancelling visas and increasing visa fees.
New Delhi: Four days after US President Barack Obama put New Delhi and Islamabad in the same bracket and equated the subcontinent with a flashpoint like the Korean peninsula, a clearly unhappy India has pushed back, saying Washington seems have a “lack of understanding” about India’s military doctrine. On April 1, […]
Narendra Modi is vigorously taking forward the Indo-US nuclear deal to end India’s “nuclear apartheid” and engineer its acceptance as a nuclear weapons power on the world stage.
Both his predecessors understood that a strategy of cultivated animosity towards Pakistan produces neither peace nor social harmony at home. It seems Modi has also reached a similar conclusion.
India has managed to create a space for itself at the nuclear high table despite global apprehensions over its nuclear security policy. But it may be time to address these concerns.
The current crisis in the US Right and the insurgency from the Left are shattering the consensus forged over decades and centred on the might of the market. A major political realignment may be in the offing.
Austin, USA: Soon after Jim Rigby took over as minister of the St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Austin 30 years ago, two women were sexually assaulted in his parish. In trying to address the issue, he realised the limitations of his own training and attended training at a rape counselling centre. What […]
The Prime Minister can do no better than to follow the advice of Barack Obama and Jawaharlal Nehru
In India, an entire industry is busy creating excuses to defend the Prime Minister from various misdemeanours by his associates
India needs political leaders who can make people understand and accept that even if Hinduism is the dominant religion, men and women cannot be killed because what they write or what they eat offends Hindus.
Where the West has vacillated between trying to force Assad’s departure and resisting the spread of ISIS, Moscow has been clear-eyed and hardheaded: the top goal is to “defeat, degrade and destroy” the terrorist group.
Lawrence Lessig is the latest entrant to the Left field in the Democratic party. If his campaign takes off, he will threaten not just Hillary Clinton but the very edifice of politics in America.
Despite having been cleared for release by a multi-agency review board in 2009, Tariq Ba-Odah remains behind bars with his release still a subject of legal wrangling by the Obama administration.
Unhindered by any larger scheme to ‘open up’ African markets, China has shown itself to be a more useful partner for countries looking to create domestic productive capacity
Addis Ababa: When Barack Obama became the first sitting President of the United States to touch down in Ethiopia’s capital on Sunday evening, it was at an airport being upgraded using a $250-million Chinese loan. His convoy then zipped along a six-lane urban expressway, also funded by the […]
His lack of strategic vision is aggravating the existing mistrust between India and China, and India and Pakistan. Any further drift could lead to unforeseen consequences.
The disillusionment within the Democratic left has been building over time — it was subterranean before but now it has burst into the open