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  • Breaking constitutional and parliamentary norms appears to be the new norm in Lanka0

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    • November 14, 2018

    By Editor on November 14, 2018                   Colombo, November 14 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka was for long a bastion of Western culture in social and political behavior. But these  markers, which distinguished it from its neighbors in South Asia for decades after independence from British rule, are fast disappearing in the

  • China-India rivalry warms up in South Asia0

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    • November 14, 2018

     by Ashis Biswas For all the bilateral co-operation and warmth within the BRICS and other institutions, the intense China versus India rivalry remains as competitive as ever in South Asia. Being the stronger and more developed country, China generally takes the initiative in the race for regional supremacy and sets the pace. Its latest move, an

  • Modi and Abe: judgement waits on India-Japan ties0

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    • November 14, 2018

    THURSDAY 15 NOV 2018 Forging a close and trustworthy relationship (Photo: Kyodo News via Getty) BY    Purnendra Jain   9 November 2018 India and Japan have forged a special strategic and global partnership over the years, and Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe have developed a personal and special relationship, propelling the relationship between the

  • The MEK and the Bankrupt U.S. Policy on Iran0

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    • November 14, 2018

        November 13, 2018 by Paul R. Pillar The MEK and the Bankrupt U.S. Policy on Iran The fact that a group as dubious as the Mujahedin-e Khalq figures so prominently in the Trump administration’s policy on Iran demonstrates the bankruptcy of that policy. Among the many indicators of misdirection in the Trump administration’s policy

  • Riding the tiger: The December election will decide whether Bangladesh can protect its socio-economic advance, democratically0

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    • November 14, 2018

    Riding the tiger Kanak Mani Dixit November 12, 2018  Bangladesh Flag Ballot Box. 3D Rendering.   | Photo Credit: klenger/Getty Images/iStockphoto The December election will decide whether Bangladesh can protect its socio-economic advance, democratically From the outside, Bangladesh appears a country where democratic stability has ushered economic progress and shed the ‘basket case’ tag carried

  • Myanmar: End of days for Suu Kyi’s iconography0

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    • November 14, 2018

    Amnesty International’s withdrawal of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ prize underlines the fact she was never really a rights champion after all By David Scott Mathieson Yangon, November 14, 2018 An activist holds a poster of then pro-democracy opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally calling for peace and democracy in

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  • ‘I Still Believe the Left Can be the Alternative’: Soumitra Chatterjee

    I am surprised that the man who was in power in Gujarat during the horrific riots of 2002 is now the man on the throne of India. Perhaps people can’t see a powerful alternative. Or they are unable to understand the toxic nature of this politics. Soumitra Chatterjee 19 Nov 2020 Soumitra Chatterjee. | Image

  • Banana Republicanism

    whitehouse.gov   by William Milam   November 13, 2020 Well, the election is over—or at least the vote is almost completely counted, and there is no mystery about who came out on top. Today’s count shows that Joe Biden got 5 million more votes than Donald Trump and now has 290 electoral college votes, which is 20

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