• Sri Lanka: To Geneva, thru Mannar and Jaffna?0

    N Sathiya Moorthy 11 March 2019 Reports that TNA’s Mullaitivu District MP, Nirmalanathan Sivamohan, wants the ‘Mannar mass-grave samples’ sent to a second lab for testing after one in Florida, US, has certified their age between mid-fifteenth to mid-eighteenth century, may require the party to clarify its position in the matter. Maybe, there is also

  • Kazakh police raid raises spectre of China’s long arm0

    By James M. Dorsey 11 March 2019 A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr A police raid on a Kazakh group documenting the plight of Kazakhs and Uyghurs caught in a brutal crackdown in China’s north-western province of Xinjiang is about more than a government seeking

  • INDO-PACIFIC STRATEGY; Why it matters to this region and the rest of the world0

    March 11, 2019 The Daily Star ANM Muniruzzaman The strategic theatre for the interplay of the sovereign states’ interests has traditionally stood resolutely on solid ground. However, seismic shifts are beginning to displace this deeply entrenched worldview, triggered by the rising significance of the Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS). The IPS is a novel geostrategic (relating to

  • Increasing Lightning Death needs a new policy in Bangladesh and Northeast India0

    by Chandan kumar Duarah 10 March 2019 The maximum lightning incidents are attributable to climate change in the entire Indian subcontinent, central Bangladesh and Northeast India in the Brahmaputra Basin. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has recently issued a weather forecast for Assam and Meghalaya that, thunderstorm accompanied by lightning mostly occurred on March 5


    by F R Chowdhury 10 March 2019 In our childhood we used to study how the Kings and Emperors conquered land and territories to show how mighty they were. They would always find a reason to wage war. Most of the wars took place for expansion of borders. But the European conquerors established colonies overseas.

  • Iran and North Korea highlight pitfalls of Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ strategy0

    By James M. Dorsey 10 March 2019 A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr Donald J. Trump’s hitherto failed ‘maximum pressure’ approach to Iran, as well as for that matter North Korea, begs the question what the US president’s true objectives are and what options he

  • All The King’s Men0

    As Trump comes under increasing pressure from House Democrats for what appear to be illegal acts, he is blindly defended by Republicans in Congress, writes William Milam by William Milam March 8, 2019 Two friends sent me last week a video from an Al Jazeera TV show called Head to Head, a similar to the


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