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Opinion  /  Published 13.04.22

Time for strategic benevolence

What is Quad? China would like us to believe that it is an Asian NATO, driven by a Cold War-era mentality. Quad leaders say they are a group of like-minded democracies working together on a constructi...
By Chirayu Thakkar

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.22

Vladimir Putin is a small man on a big chair

There are several lessons to be learnt from watching the tragic bloodshed and destruction in Ukraine. The most important one for us in India has to do with Vladimir Putin. Label him what you will &mda...
By Ruchir Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.22

Sanctions against Russia may weaken US hegemony

Post-war decolonization was followed by a spate of local, bilateral or regional trade arrangements in the world economy; besides, the Soviet Union and other east European socialist countries were a lo...
By Prabhat Patnaik

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.22

How to defeat Vladimir Putin and save the planet

It is impossible to predict how the war in Ukraine will end. I fervently hope it’s with a free, secure and independent Ukraine. But here is what I know for sure: America must not waste this cris...
By Thomas L. Friedman

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.22

Plot thickens: Pakistan’s long march to democracy

Bilawal Bhutto’s ‘Long March’ began in Karachi and terminated in Islamabad on March 7 with a call for a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Imran Khan. The rest of the Opp...
By T.C.A. Raghavan


Opinion  /  Published 17.03.22

Big nation, bigger leader

Pursuit of aggressive power by China appears unremitting, especially under the current Chinese dispensation led by President Xi Jinping. The Chinese president’s immediate predecessors believed C...
By Ranajoy Sen

World  /  Published 15.03.22

Patriarch’s war backing splits church

Russian Patriarch Kirill’s full-throated blessing for Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine has splintered the worldwide Orthodox Church and unleashed an internal rebellion that experts say is unpr...
By Reuters in Vatican City

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.22

Letters to the Editor: What's in a name? A lot when it's Chicken Kyiv

Food for thought Sir — “What’s in a name?” the bard had queried. The short answer would be one’s identity. This is perhaps why Sainsbury’s, the supermarket chain, ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.22

Play in peace

Playing with children is a natural inclination. It is an indication of unnaturalness that the image of cricketers from the Indian women’s team playing with the Pakistan team captain’s baby...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.22

Memories of a Soviet sojourn

In the 1960s and the 1970s, the Americans and the Russians both used to distribute their respective propaganda magazines around India. SPAN, the American product, was glossier but the Russian&nbs...
By Ruchir Joshi


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