Trump is doing a good job with North Korea

As much as Trump has a strategy in North Korea — it appears to be some mercurial combinations of bluster, flattery, and indifference; one could be charitable and call it an unpredictable strategy based on, what former US Ambassador Hong Seok-Hyun labeled as, “peace through strength,” — we would say that what this administration has done so far in regards to North… Continue reading Trump is doing a good job with North Korea

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Cyber Wars threaten to erode sovereign power

By Daniel Dobrygowski Daniel Dobrygowski is Head of Governance and Policy, Global Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum. Governments are attacking civilians in a time of peace, according to Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, at the RSA cybersecurity conference in San Francisco on 17 April 2018. These attacks aren’t with tanks and warplanes, but… Continue reading Cyber Wars threaten to erode sovereign power

Rectifying 70 Year Long Neglect of India’s North East

And while they swore the dog was mad, They swore the man would die. But soon a wonder came to light, That showed the rogues they lied: The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died. This classic elegy by Oliver Goldsmith best sums up the graceless drubbing that the Congress party received in the recent polls held in the key states… Continue reading Rectifying 70 Year Long Neglect of India’s North East

What Good Is ‘Community’ When Someone Else Makes All the Rules?

  By Carina Chocano Life online can offer us a sense of belonging in any number of virtual villages. But the power to control those spaces isn’t very communal at all You can tell a lot about the cultural status of capitalism by how we refer to people who buy stuff. “Customer,” with its implicit deference — its… Continue reading What Good Is ‘Community’ When Someone Else Makes All the Rules?

Can Rahul Gandhi help Congress rise from the ashes in 2019?

  By Omkar Poojari The Congress party desperately needs to revamp its strategy. Almost four years after its worst-ever election defeat, the Congress party today is considered to be a sinking ship. The once powerful political party has been decimated to a paltry tally of 48 seats in the Lok Sabha, and is currently in… Continue reading Can Rahul Gandhi help Congress rise from the ashes in 2019?