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On the Thai economy, Prayut Wants a Convenient Scapegoat

Thailand’s embattled Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha blamed anti-government protesters for some of the country’s economic malaise on Monday, noting that in order for the...
Kashmiri Hindu Pandit

The Forgotten Exodus- Conflict of Kashmir Valley and Kashmiri Pandits

It has been 30 years, and the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, from the Kashmir Valley remains a silent subject. A subject which has been...
President Museveni of Uganda

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni Makes Roads Not War

Uganda President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni surprised his admirers and critics alike in his speech celebrating his country’s 58th independence anniversary on Oct. 9, 2020....
Hong Kong protest

Liberty Has Been Taken Away from Hong Kong

Fear, dissent, and undervalued or devaluation of what French philosopher called - domestic social contract between Hong Kong citizens and mainland Chinese government appears...

Thailand’s Generals, As Usual, Fail to Understand Democracy

When new Royal Thai Army chief General Narongpan Jittkaewtae took his post on Oct. 1, he and military commander-in-chief General Chalermpol Srisawat made a...

How Technology Is Impacting Global Health

There are few gifts more precious than the gift of health. There are few rights more fundamental than the right to consistent, high-quality healthcare....
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The Troubled World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ Report is Even More Dubious in the African...

The World Bank’s annual Doing Business report became an influential global tool for assessing countries’ business environments. Ever since it was launched in 2002,...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani

Iran, US allies and JCPOA

The United States has been trying its level best to reimpose sanctions after it withdrew from the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), also...
Members of the Afghan government delegation

Intra-Afghan Dialogue and the Road Ahead

Afghan government and the Taliban appear willing to end the long and bloody war through dialogue. The intra-Afghan dialogue which began on Sep. 12...