V. Venkateswara Rao

The author is an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad and a retired senior corporate professional.

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue Can Be a Turning Point for Indo-Pacific

The first ‘Quadrilateral Security Dialogue’, also known as the Quad leaders' Virtual Summit, is taking place on March 12. On Tuesday, the Ministry of...

Geopolitical Interests Let Down the Besieged People of Myanmar

There is a saying in Myanmar that you "can touch the hair bun on top of my head, but don't you dare touch the...

Can China Secure Global Leadership?

The 2021 Indian Republic Day gallantry awards included a Mahavir Chakra (the second-highest award) to Colonel Santosh Babu, the son of Telangana state and...

Has ‘Liuzhi’ Turned Into an Instrument for Lasting Authoritarian Rule of CCP?

In late 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping launched a “war on corruption,” promising to purge the government and Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of the...

Brexit Will Not Impact Free Trade, But Free Movement of People

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that Britain has taken back control of its laws, borders, and fishing waters, after the UK and European...

The Tattered Legacy of Barack Obama

In 2008, Barack Obama went on to win the U.S. Presidential election with the biggest majority of any Democrat since 1964, including by unexpectedly...

An Unthinkable Crisis Is Happening in the World’s Oldest Democracy

For the first time in US history, an incumbent President is refusing to concede after clearly and indisputably losing a presidential election. An estimated...

The Perils of Weaponisation of AI

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