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Bhopinder Singh

Africa’s strongmen: A vanishing tribe

Now green shoots of democratic impulses in Africa are emerging in Ghana, Ethiopia, Liberia and Egypt.

27 Nov 2017 4:12 AM

The warring lovechildren of Cold War era

Caught in the midst of these competing ambitions is the fledgling government of the Fulbright scholar and academician Ashraf Ghani.

11 Nov 2017 12:58 AM

Move closer to Japan, but respect the past

Technically, Andaman and Nicobar Islands became the first territory to be liberated from the British by flying the Indian tricolour.

07 Oct 2017 12:18 AM

China’s realpolitik is losing its sheen

This no-holds-barred approach of China won it immediate gratification in terms of low-hanging fruits in an increasingly polarised world.

20 Sep 2017 2:39 AM

Democracy survives: When ‘loss’ isn’t ‘defeat’

Today India is deeply polarised, fractured and an increasingly fragmented polity with an ongoing “consolidation of the fragmented”.

17 Aug 2017 12:35 AM

Rise of ‘Shia crescent’ leaves Mideast rattled

The fact that Iran is working with the Russians in the Syrian theatre further pushes Iran away from the sensibilities of the West.

04 Aug 2017 12:33 AM

N. Korea’s game of dare

With tempers running high in the restive Korean peninsula, negotiations seem unlikely.

26 Jul 2017 12:49 AM

Why 2017 is not 1962

Structurally also, the independent PLA is a potential threat to its own regime of the Communist Party of China.

19 Jul 2017 2:17 AM

Trump scripts his version of ‘modern day presidential’

The media is sensing blood and latching on to the false promises, ineptitude and implications of the Trump presidency.

07 Jul 2017 12:16 AM

In Mideast spat, pot calls the kettle black

Every nation has blood on their hands and has contributed to the bloody quagmire in the Middle East.

19 Jun 2017 1:53 AM