Upon landing in Vietnam in February 1967, new troops in-country were given specific instructions: When you write home, DO NOT tell them the truth! Make them think you are having fun. Talk about food, or music, or sports. Tell them what they want to hear--you’re safe!
September 15 every year is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania. Sir Mokshagundam Vishveshwaraya, fondly known as Sir MV was not only an engineering genius but was responsible for shaping the country’s development after Independence in the field of engineering and education.
The American defeat in Afghanistan has an opened Pandora's box. At least 14 of the cabinet ministers in the Taliban cabinet are on the UNSC list as terrorists and four of them are those released by President Obama in a prisoner swap for a US Army deserter.
Victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan will give a new impetus to the drive to Talibanize Pakistan.
The victory of the Taliban a terrorist organization has opened the flood gates and Pakistan is the next in line of fire.
An educated mother is needed to get a healthy nation, said Napoleon Bonaparte, a renowned mystic and philosopher. But today, even in this 21st century, 8% of girls in Bangladesh are still deprived of education, the main reason for which is child marriage..
There continues to be a lot of chatter about the Chinese one day invading Taiwan to reclaim their runaway province in 1949. With the Chinese military growing at a rapid rate, many think this will occur within five years, maybe sooner. What is the outcome?
Americans have left Afghanistan in a hurry and the effect is that American allies have realized that this is a nation that will not stand with its friends and at the first opportunity throw the towel and vanish.
The Philippines presidential election is in 2022 for the six year term. Unlike the US, they elect a President and Vice President and they can be from different political parties. The 2022 election promises to be entertaining with the current candidates....
The Hungry Tide is a novel, and its author is Amitav Ghosh. The setting of the book includes Sundarbans, an mangrove tropical forest and the estuary of Bay of Bengal areas. Like his other books, I have enjoyed reading this book, finding his usual mastery in weaving historical events succulently.
Uighurs and Tibetans are two people united in discrimination and bondage. Their struggle to preserve their cultural identities wage on.
Is it really "too little, too late" with regards China seizing islands in the area belonging to other nations, mostly the Philippines? Some think so, but there are measures that can mitigate China's action.
China increased its naval presence in the Indian Ocean region to increases its dominance in this region, and the safety of its ships passes through the area. Its power China will increase its cooperation with neighboring countries of the Indian oceans, including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and ot
Pakistan has had a sad history. Most of the Pakistani leaders have either been killed, removed, or sent into exile. There is a massive agitation on now by extremist elements to break the relationship with France and it is doubtful whether Imran Khan will survive.
As China continues to rattle and provoke the Philippines in and around their established national waters using their "gray water" fleet of "fishing boats" to claim parts of the Philippine Sea unchallenged, some are senators have something to deter China.
Japan and Kore issues with Comfort Women
The Uighurs, or Uyghurs, are a tribe of Muslim Turks. Twelve million of them live in the northwestern corner of China, in that country’s largest province, Xinjiang. Millions of Uighurs are in concentration camps, used as slave labor while they are tortured, killed, raped, and their organs harvested
Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840 -1914), an American naval officer and historian who said that whoever controlled supremacy over the Indian Ocean would be a prominent international player. Indian ocean region plays an essential role in world trade,
We have seen many times that when democracy is trampled in this way, there must be some elements in the country who are pro-martial law and the voice of the army is heard. But this is not the first time in Burma that we have seen such a scene.
In the early 13th Century an empire began to stretch across much of the known world. It became the largest empire the world has known until this day. How does an expanding People's Republic Of China compare, and what are its ultimate ambitions?
Machiavelli said, “Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.”Juan might be correct in assuming that Machiavellian is a term referring to the deceitful practices of politicians since such tactics are more effective than the use of force.
This time, Juan and Pedro’s conversation is applying the assumption of Aristotle that,” Man is a political animal.” Quite true, human beings have the innate desire to influence, manipulate, or exert control over others.
Given that diplomacy with China is the most severe diplomatic challenge facing the new U.S. government, The newly elected secretary of state Antony Blinken's diplomatic experience has strengthened the view that the Biden administration will value diplomacy and play the card of democracy in China.
Over the past three years, China's domestic politics and policies have been deeply imprinted by Trump. Still, in the long run, Trump's changes to China may extend the life of the CCP's rule and form a long-term competitive relationship with the United States.
We will explore if the "Mighty Dragon" is deserving to join the exclusive fifth-generation club.
The aging population and those wanting to retire is becoming slim in Japan's economy. The days of a healthy pension system are dwindling and that's a huge problem for workers.
China and India eyeball to eyeball with troops within handshaking distance. China is surprised at India's belligerence used to The yes Sir attitude of yore
The very reason why politics should not meddle with otaku culture.
China has a racism problem that they needed to resolve.
If the national hero is alive today, he will have rifts with the president.
Having stealth jets might not be enough for China.
China has a long and tortuous relationship with Tibet, which had a degree of freedom in the first half of the 20th century but a rampaging China has colonized Tibet and suppressed the Tibetan people, one million who are refugees in India. The World led by the USA has allowed this to happen.
Pakistan has been suffering through the menaces of corruption and terrorism for the last two decades. Both the evils are interconnected and when increases other increases too. It is high time that the country gets rid of these two to ensure regional and international peace and security.
Facekini is the terrifying way Chinese women cover themselves in the beach due to their aversion to dark skin.