International

US Shows the Exit Ramp to Russia

Getting off your high horse is never easy and it remains to be seen how deftly Moscow navigates its path in the downstream of President Vladimir Putin’s 50-minute phone conversation Thursday with his American counterpart Joe Biden. By M.K. Bhadrakumar…

Bright Green Lies Torpedoes Greens

Bright Green Lies (Monkfish Book Publishing, 2021) grumbles and growls like a rambunctious thunderstorm on an early spring day opening up darkened clouds of acid rain across the world of environmentalism, including celebrated personalities. According to Bright Green Lies authors…

2021 Latin America and the Caribbean in Review: The Pink Tide Rises Again

US policy towards Latin America and the Caribbean continued in a seamless transition from Trump to Biden, but the terrain over which it operated shifted left. The balance between the US drive to dominateits “backyard” and its counterpart, the Bolivarian…

The President-elect’s first foreign policy decision

Mexican writer and diplomat Carlos Fuentes said: “To create you must be aware of traditions, but to maintain traditions you must create something new”. There is a foreign policy tradition in Chile whereby the outgoing President invites the President-elect to…

Warnings from the Far North

“Forces profound and alarming are reshaping the upper reaches of the North Pacific and Arctic oceans, breaking the food chain that supports billions of creatures and one of the world’s most important fisheries.”(Source: Susanne Rust, Unprecedented Die-offs, Melting Ice: Climate…

China Strengthening its Diplomacy in Africa’s Health Sector

China and Africa will always be a community of a shared future. At least, its policy is strategically focused at addressing sustainable development, and China has in deed proved, over the years, in many aspect of dealing with Africa. Results…

Christine Assange’s Open Letter to the World to Save the Life of her Son, Julian Assange

Fifty years ago in giving birth for the first time as a young mother, I thought there could be no greater pain. But it was soon forgotten when I held my beautiful baby boy in my arms. I named him Julian.…

The Assange Case Explained Simply

One of the most common reasons I hear from people on their reluctance to wade into the Assange debate is that they don’t understand it. It looks like a complicated issue to them, so they leave it to the experts.…

Stockholm Initiative excludes nuclear weapons ban

On the occasion of yesterday’s ministerial meeting on the Stockholm Initiative, co-chaired by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, Xanthe Hall, Disarmament Officer of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, comments: “The ministers of the so-called Stockholm Initiative…

Recent US sanctions On China, Bangladesh and a few other countries

The US should look at the human rights situation in its territory first! by Jubeda Chowdhury The United States imposed sanctions on several companies and individuals in China, Myanmar, and North Korea on December 10, 2021, on ‘International Human Rights Day…

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