Politics

President Vladimir Putin with PM Modi

Fight Against COVID-19: Mutual Lessons for India and Russia

Have India and Russia emerged as two of the largest countries that have handled the ongoing pandemic in a better way despite sharing land...

The Genesis of Democratic Paternalism in the Current World Order

The term ‘paternalism’ has the involvement of a certain degree of subordination having several explicit and implicit repercussions. Although subordination and repression are supposed...
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...
Okinawans protest against US base relocation

Against the Locals: Japanese Persistence in Maintaining US Bases in Okinawa

Under the influence of China and Japan, Okinawa developed as a vassal kingdom (Ryukyu Kingdom) until late XIX century, when the new Japanese Empire...
President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani

An Unviable State: A Broken Afghan Edifice, Part 3

In this third article among a seven-part discussion on Afghanistan, Adnan Qaiser, with a distinguished career in the armed forces and international diplomacy, examines...
Graduation

COVID-19 and Higher Education: Can Asian Countries Benefit at the Cost of the West?

There have been numerous debates with regard to the impact of  COVID-19 on the global economy – specifically in the context of trade and...
Kim Jong un

Is It Time to Start Discussing North Korea Without Kim Jong-un?

North Korea's dynastic ruling system has been working for the Kim family even though the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is not a...
Minister visiting Coronavirus Quarantine center

India’s COVID-19 Crisis: Time for a National Unity Government?

With its reported COVID-19 cases crossing 17500, India is now bracing itself for hard times. Although India’s drastic measure of an extended nation-wide lockdown...
Coronavirus and world map

Is There a Revolution on the Brink of This Pandemic?

The Bubonic Plague of the 1340s that wiped off a third of humanity quite possibly did away with feudalism and could be partially credited...