Monday, 13 May, 2024

Category: OPINION


Washington’s delusion that it can lead allies from behind and let them do the actual work and take the most risk is unrealistic and unbefitting of a global superpower. The United States hasinformally raised with Türkiye the unlikely possibility of Read more…


Contrary to expectations, President Zoran Milanovic has maintained Zagreb’s policy of interfering in Sarajevo’s internal affairs. On April 26, Croatian president Zoran Milanovic stated that Zagreb should block Finland and Sweden’s NATO accession until there is a change in Bosnia’s Read more…


The Russo-Ukrainian conflict is at a stalemate—which may be more dangerous than not. For about a month, the armed forces of the Russian Federation have failed to break the Ukrainian defences. The Kremlin, to use good old Clausewitzian parlance, has Read more…


The president’s political inexperience amidst an economic crisis does not bode well for his initial popularity following his power grab nearly a year ago. On March 31, President Kais Saied struck the final nail in the coffin of what was Read more…


The Middle Eastern country’s concern with the European conflict may go beyond humanitarian motives. Israel has made numerous statements these past few weeks welcoming Ukrainian Jews “home” to Israel, should they seek to emigrate. Unlike the Ukrainians with Temporary Protection Read more…


Why do the four major NATO allies have different views and what do some cases tell us about the future of the organisation? On April 4, amid Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine, NATO turned 73. An old man guarding Read more…


Renewable energy sectors — particularly solar and wind — will play an important role in diversification. Somalia is on the move. It is pushing for foreign investment, and large infrastructure projectsare changing the face of its scarred capital city, Mogadishu. Read more…


The vote bodes a grim future, not only for Muslims and minorities but also for French society as a whole. ”To exist is to exist politically,” Algerian sociologist Abdelmalek Sayad once wrote. There are reasons to question whether President Emmanuel Read more…


Uttar Pradesh chief Yogi Adityanath is a radical Hindu cleric who could one day lead the world’s second-most populous country with an iron fist. Nearly 90 million voters took part in theelections that came to a close this month in Read more…


By selectively targeting the country’s Muslims, the ruling far-right BJP appeases its core Hindu base. Bulldozers are giant, ugly machines mounted on wheels that are used to bring down sturdy concrete structures with ease. In a macabre twist, bulldozers in Read more…