Wednesday September 27, 2023
S Qaisar Shareef
S Qaisar Shareef

  • September 14, 2023

    India on the global stage

    Fresh from the success of the moon landing, India hosted world leaders at the G20 summit in its capital Delhi on September 9-10. Meticulously...

  • September 01, 2023

    Freedom in America

    I moved to the US over 45 years ago to pursue graduate studies. It was an amazing and mind-opening experience, learning about and adjusting to this...

  • August 17, 2023

    A deep divide

    In recent years much has been written about the deep political divisions that exist in the US. Suspected causes range from changing demographics to...

  • August 04, 2023

    America prepares for Election 2024

    The next American presidential elections are more than 15 months away, but political activities are already picking up. President Biden has...

  • July 19, 2023

    The war goes on

    The Nato member summit has just concluded in Vilnius, Lithuania. This was the first meeting since Finland was admitted to the alliance. After...

  • July 06, 2023

    Modi and the press

    Towards the end of his recent visit to the US, Indian Prime Minister Modi and President Joe Biden held a joint press conference. Two reporters were...

  • June 22, 2023

    Rule of law

    On June 13, Donald Trump appeared in federal court and pleaded not guilty to all 37 charges leveled against him for putting national security...

  • June 09, 2023

    What makes the US exceptional?

    Late last month Henry Kissinger celebrated his 100th birthday. Kissinger of course served as US national security adviser and secretary of state...

  • May 25, 2023

    Turkish surprise

    On May 14, the Turkish nation voted for their president as well as for their parliament. This was the most closely watched Turkish election in...

  • May 11, 2023

    Electoral autocracy

    In recent years the world has started to see a reversal of the trend towards democratization. While the contrast between democracies and...