Letters And Editorials

US Presidency 2016: Sanders Outsmarts Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

The countdown seems to have begun for both Democrats and republicans for the forthcoming US presidency poll. In Democratic  party  all-powerful former Secretary of State Mrs. Clinton is seen running way behind her fellow candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a “democratic socialist”. Whether or not he indeed is a socialist remains to be seen but that would be a ....

Two-Party Limits Democracy in USA and US Presidency 2016

America, known for “absolute” freedoms and liberty for human and societal development, has got just a limit democracy as it provides for just two political parties to contest the presidential poll. Both parties, democratic and republican, have similar ideology and agenda while in order to advance the so-called national interests, secretly coordinate their operations globally.

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Kashmir Observes India-Pakistan Political Gamesmanship

US Secretary of State John Kerry calls (January 09, 2016) Pakistani Prime Minister Nawas Shareef stressing the need to carry on with the ongoing dialogue process to find amicable solution to the political problems. This comes soon after an airbase in Indian Punjab came under attack by armed militants killing nearly half a dozen army personnel. Pakistan infested with deadly terro ....

Self-Determination of Kashmiris Remains Core Pakistani Foreign Policy

Pakistan’s never failing support for Kashmiris has never been a secret as entire world knows that truth. Pakistan sacrificed its people in order to defend Kashmir from Indian forces. Islamabad has always raised the issue of occupational crimes in Kashmir by Indian forces though India continues to claim Jammu Kashmir as an integral part of Indian constitution. India and Pakistan have not been ab ....

North Korea Tests Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea announced on January 06 at it successfully carried out its first hydrogen bomb test, a development that would mark a stunning step forward in its nuclear development and a significant advance in the isolated state's technological capability. "The republic's first hydrogen bomb test has been successfully performed at 10 am on 6 January, 2016, based on the strategic determination of the ....

Bangladesh: Political Crisis Erupts Over Poll

It seems Bangladesh is not seeking any credible opposition to question the intimidating governance of PM Sheikh Hasina who has deliberately weakened the position of opposition parties in order to perpetrate single-party rule.  Democracy and freedoms are thus at stake in the land of Bengalis who resist the state attempts to curb political liberties.  

If Bangladesh government of Sh ....

Independent Kashmir key to International peace

Radha Kumar, an interlocutor on Kashmir warned that India could lose Kashmir in the next decade if "serious efforts were not made to resolve the lingering dispute". She added that situation in Kashmir has progressively deteriorated and come to a point of no return. Government of India does not seem to have a policy to find a solution to the problem. The only serious effort made ....

Ever-growing Saudi Arabia-Pakistan relations!

Pakistan has been called Saudi Arabia's closest Muslim ally and the bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been historically close and positively friendly, occasionally described as constituting a special relationship. Pakistan affirms its relationship with Saudi Arabia as their most "important and bilateral partnership" in the current for ....

Paris COP21: Saving the World From Global Warming

The planet's climate has constantly been changing over geological time. The global average temperature today is about 15C, though geological evidence suggests it has been much higher and lower in the past. However, the current period of warming is occurring more rapidly than many past events. Scientists are concerned that the natural fluctuation, or variability, is being overtaken by a rapid human ....

China Demands West Pay for Climate Correction

 UN climate conference, known as COP21, organized by world leaders to find credible solutions for fast tempos of climate change, is scheduled for 30 Nov - 11 Dec 2015 in Paris where a terror attack has caused havoc and it appeared world leaders would be forced to focus on terror instead of climate challenge.

Chinese President Xi Jinping called today for rich nations to honour their com ....

Turkey Shoots Down a Russian Plane

West Asia is in perpetual crisis because of fascist terrorist policies in order to prolong illegal occupation of Palestine, threaten Iran with terror attacks, and intermittent terror attacks in the region to cater for its domestic politics. Arab world is in a state of destabilization because of energy security issues facing USA and Europe. Israel wants USA to terrorize Mideast so that it could con ....

Palestine: Why Israel cannot become a normal nation?

One may suspect if Israel- and not USA - controls the world and global as well as regional politics. It is however atrocious that Israel, an illegal entity and state terror organization, has become an important world player, thanks only to US backing. Today Israel is a nation without any credible legal or moral basis for its existence except that USA is bac ....

Rising Nepal impacts on international political horizon

Nepal´s freshly formed republic with multiparty system headed by President Bhidhya Devi Bhandari has a Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli with executive powers to run affairs of the country. The republic´s legislative power vests with the Constituent Assembly. Nepal declared a secular state in 2006, after the end of a decade-long civil war between Maoist ....

Turkey Agrees For Syria’s Transition But Without Assad

Syrian leader must quit government or leave
Syria where President Bashar al-Assad may not have lost the US led war but he has managed the show so far at a huge human and economic cost and the country is in shambles, fully destabilized, defunct. He knows the NATO/USA would kill as many Muslims as possible pretending to be searching for one Assad. And he let that happen ....

U.S. Presidency 2016: Why Did Biden Decline To Contest?

In one sentence one could say Biden has no chance at all either to win the Democratic nomination or US presidency.  However, it is really worthwhile to know the possible reasons that forced the Vice President, who should be the natural choice of party for Presidential candidature, to opt out of presidential contest. The democratic c party and President Obama may have found out that Mrs. Cli ....

India: Beef Politics Could Trigger A Nuclear War

A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends. (Henry A. Wallace) India´s fundamentalist RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) the mentor outfit of Prime Ministe ....

Federal Election: Mulcair Shows Why NDP Lost

Back in third place!  Is this what Tom Mulcair calls "success"?  The reason why the NDP lost bad in the Federal Election is apparent - Tom Mulcair.  The same ego that he has which seeks to cling to power in spite of an NDP disaster, is the same ego which is responsible for the NDP's defeat.  Let's face it.  Muclair is kind of like a captain of a shhip that decides t ....

Liberals Win Majority Government

After 10 years in office Stephen Harper’s Conservative government was swept from power.  The federal Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau won 184 seats and elected Members of Parliament in every province including Alberta. To win a majority you needed 170 seats. The Conservatives won 99 seats, the NDP 44. The Bloc won 10 seats in Quebec. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May was re-elected in her ....
 
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