In conversation with Kallol Bhattacherjee on what distinguishes present-day Afghanistan from the 1980s, how India compares to China on engagement with the US on Afghanistan-Pakistan and more.
Richard Burr, a member of the US congress since 1995, called the Russian probe one of the biggest investigations undertaken in congress during his tenure.
Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement would give Trump a further chance to shape the Supreme Court, after his first nominee Neil Grouch was sworn in this week.
The reporters’ group said that it would go ahead with its April 29 dinner, which typically draws movie stars, politicians and business leaders, despite Trump’s absence.
While conservatives celebrate Trump’s role in delivering them victory in November’s election, his agenda veers from traditional right-wing principles like limited government and open trade.
Peter Alexander of NBC News, during a news conference, accused Trump of misquoting his victory margin as the largest since Ronald Reagan.
Trump has banned US federal funding,instituted by Ronald Reagan, to international family planning groups that advocate a pro-choice policy worldwide.
Performance politics has made Donald Trump the new president of the US. But this is far from new to south India, where the mixing of cinema and politics has a long history.
Far from making America great again, Trump is more likely to make America grope again in the darkness of the post-nuclear age.
Trump’s cabinet nominations suggest that the US may soon be facing the high noon of social Darwinism in the second decade of the 21st century.
Nicaragua was the only nation to reject the agreement last December arguing for far more drastic action to limit rising temperatures.
Mexico and the US: separated by a river, some fences, and a long history of American racism, the bigotry seems just a repeated tradition.
His anti-intellectual proclivities and unsophisticated solutions for the US’s socio-economic issues were favoured by many. But they will soon realise his rhetoric consisted of mostly empty promises that cannot be fulfilled now or in the foreseeable future.
Donald Trump has fused economic worries, racial and gender resentment into a politics of fear and revenge, a tactic that is not new to the Republican Party.
The goal of Mushahid Hussain Syed and Shezra Mansab Khan Ali seems to have been to shame and scare the US and India through sarcasm, untruths and half-truths served with a large helping of self-promotion.
Policy nuances often fail to stick in the minds of debate viewers. It’s all about delivering the most memorable moment.
The audience size is expected to challenge the presidential debate record of 80 million who watched the 1980 encounter between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, said that Obama had no plans to pursue a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative before leaving office.
Historically unpopular presidential candidates are making voters uneasy on both sides of the aisle. An expert on conflicted voters explains why this poses an unprecedented challenge for campaigns.
America’s history of racism and the notion that anyone can get rich by working hard have a role in constraining adequate policy development and have been especially harmful to poor black families.
Despite the religious underpinnings, winning had little to do with modern ideas of fairness during ancient Greek Olympics: athletes could, within reason, attempt to win by any means necessary.
There are two broad paths that may be taken to arrest the inequality-generating tendencies of globalisation – one is to shut it down and the other is to find radically new mechanisms of income redistribution to spread out its advantages.
The Hague: In a few hours, when the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague releases its verdict on the South China Sea dispute, China will likely thumb its nose at a verdict “unilaterally” pursued by the Philippines. The Philippines may have a territorial dispute with Beijing, but […]
What made Wiesel’s voice so urgent was his articulation of the deeply troubling questions of conscience, guilt and faith raised by the Holocaust for all of humanity.