How much of a game-changing impact will Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Bangladesh, 30 years after the last such visit, have on politics of the region and beyond?
Political surveys can be counterproductive to democracy.2 Comments
I was going to write about disruptive technology but the whole week was taken up with the disruption that Donald J. Trump did in upsetting the U.S. establishment by winning the presidential elections.
One morning last week, while I was having breakfast at a roadside hotel, I heard the owner unleashing a volley of foul language at a child who was working as a waiter.
The American voter has demanded change -- radical, wrenching and searing change.
The rise of Donald Trump, a New York City-based property billionaire and celebrity, has left the world aghast. People around the world keep asking this same question: "How did the country hailed as the beacon of democracy and freedom end up with a presidential nominee like Donald Trump with such an out-of-the ordinary and narcissistic profile?"1 Comment
The morning of last Monday in Marrakech, Laurent Fabius, the Environment Minister of France, who was president of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) since last December, handed over the presidency to Hakima El Haite, the environment minister of Morocco. She has now taken over as President of COP22 here in Marrakech.1 Comment
It was incredible defiance in the face of a horrifying loss: 16-year-old Srinagar teenager Qaiser Hameed, abducted and allegedly murdered in police custody, was buried last Saturday wrapped in the Pakistani flag.1 Comment
Donald Trump's stunning performance in the presidential election leaves many pollsters wondering how it all went so wrong?
The world of politics is not yet entirely bipolar, and even though the U.S. and China are competing for influence in Southeast Asia, it is not necessary for countries here to side with either one of them.1 Comment