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World  /  Published 29.04.20

US Covid-19 cases cross 1 million

 The number of people infected by the coronavirus pandemic in the US crossed the one million-mark on Tuesday, while the fatalities spiked to over 58,300, exceeding the number of American soldiers...
By PTI in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.20

The myth of war on terror

War should not be confused with counter-terrorism or with counter-insurgency. War needs definite and doable political objectives to succeed. Counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency themselves are pol...
By N.V. Subramanian in

World  /  Published 23.10.19

Flowers on bayonets: Marching against a war

20th century American history is textured with people’s movements, a fact that most hegemonic narratives conveniently brush under the carpet. This can be best illustrated by a most gripping contempo...
By in

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.19

The comfort of discipline: an experiment

Fifty-two years ago, as protests against the Vietnam war were snowballing, the counter-culture gaining traction, young people rebelling against the roles assigned to them in matters to do with gender,...
By Samantak Das in

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.19

Great powers fight the most wars

“Great nations do not fight endless wars,” said Donald Trump in his State of the Union speech last February; but he was wrong. That’s exactly what they do. Great powers fight more wars than anyb...
By Gwynne Dyer in

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.19

The responsibility of transferring power

History from the perspective of great powers is different, and especially so in the case of departing great powers. Wavell, the penultimate British viceroy in India, sought parallels in history on the...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

World  /  Published 10.12.18

US general mulled using nukes in Vietnam

In one of the darkest moments of the Vietnam War, the top American military commander in Saigon activated a plan in 1968 to move nuclear weapons to South Vietnam until he was overruled by President Ly...
By David E. Sanger/New York Times News Service in Washington


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