Americas

President Rouhani in meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

The US, Iran and Venezuela in the Caribbean: The Big Picture

The entry of Iranian oil tankers into Venezuelan territorial waters has caused a flurry of speculations that it might lead to increased tensions with...
President Xi Jinping

Stop Calling It a New Cold War, China Is Not the USSR

Last week, the war of words between Washington and Beijing reached new heights of animosity. The Trump administration continues to blame China’s appalling management...
New York National Guard

The American Cultural Barrier in Confronting the Pandemic

It was Jan. 20, and the first case of Covid-19 was detected in the United States. I attended a tech conference in San Francisco the...
Coronavirus illustration by CDC

COVID-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity to Ease US-China Tensions?

Before the novel coronavirus startled the world, the relations between China and the United States had considerably strained, leading experts to term the emerging...
Argentine President Alberto Fernández

Argentina Legalizing Abortion Amidst a Debt Crisis

A wave of anticipation and hopefulness can be felt in and around Argentina as the President announced on the first of March that a...
President Donald Trump

Conflict with Iran, Peace with the Taliban: Consequences of US Policies in Asia

Two developments, currently underway, are going to shape the geopolitical architecture of Asia for many decades to come, in case the conflict between the...
President Donald Trump and PM Netanyahu

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan: Not a Labor of Love

The US President Donald Trump has recently come up with the much-anticipated ‘peace plan’ to resolve Palestine-Israel issue, the conflict of the century. The...
PM Modi and President Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro and Modi: A Populist Union

As India gets ready for its seventieth Republic Day celebrations all eyes would be on Jair Bolsonaro who is going to be the guest...
General Qasem Soleimani

The Path to War: Iran and the Reverberations of Vietnam

Throughout the past week, tensions were tightened between the U.S. and Iran. The two have been pushing the each other which has made a...