Asia Political & Social Issues
Incomplete US Policy to Change the Plight of the Afghan People
This article is about the plight of the Afghan people and the incomplete policies of the United States. The United States has not been able to improve the economic situation of the Afghan people.
Musings on Military Rule: Does It Benefit Anybody? a Stark Example Is Pakistan Where the Economy Is in a Tailspin
The Pakistan army has been in power for over 6 decades after the coup by General Ayub in 1958 but down the line, the country faces a severe economic crunch with staggering loans and dwindling foreign exchange reserves with a crippling loan burden.
The Domino Theory Is Coming Through as Imran Khan Signs a Secret Agreement With the Terrorist Organization Tlp
After the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban Pakistan appears next on the list as Imran Khan under siege signed the secret agreement with the banned terrorist organization,
New Directions for the Geopolitics of the East, After the Taliban's Victory.
During the years of occupation, the United States never had complete control of Afghanistan. The governments that succeeded the Taliban, and that were put in power by the occupation, contrary to the vision of democratic choice, were never able to offer the Afghan society a prosperous development.
Palestine Women's Resistance: An Anticolonial Feminism?
The struggle of Palestinian women gathers in their efforts elements that make this resistance a new feminism. We have women who, in the face of the massacre of their people, and the natural gender oppression of the absorption of patriarchy into cultures, rise up in an anti-colonial struggle against
Islamists Hold Pakistan Hostage as Imran Khan Lacking Popular Support Fails to Douze the Flames
The TLP is on the warpath demanding the expulsion of the French ambassador and cutting up all trades and diplomatic ties with France. A violent agitation has now gripped the nation.
What Important Questions to Ask Presidential Candidates of Philippine Election 2022?
The Philippine election of 2022 is upcoming. The filing of the candidacy last October signaled the start of the circus-like campaign. Filipino voters are again being courted by political candidates through their beautiful campaign jingles and expensive TV ads.
Vietnam and The Lies of a Combat Soldier
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!
Tribute to Sir M Vishveshwaraya, One of India’s Greatest Engineers on National Engineer’s Day
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.
How Big Is the Defeat:at Least 14 in Taliban Cabinet on Unsc's Terrorism Blacklist
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.
Pakistan's Taliban Question: the Danger on the Home Front
Victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan will give a new impetus to the drive to Talibanize Pakistan.
The Domino Theory Could Apply and Pakistan May Be the Next Target After Afghanistan
The victory of the Taliban a terrorist organization has opened the flood gates and Pakistan is the next in line of fire.
The Number of Child Marriages in Bangladesh Has Increased by About 50 Percent During Corona Pandemic.
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..
America Cannot Defend Taiwan Against A Chinese Invasion
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?
The American Retreat From Afghanistan: Are the Americans Born Losers?
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.
Strange Candidates in the Philippine Presidential Race 2022
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: A Portal to History
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 & Tibetans: Cultural Genocide and a Long History of Persecution
Uighurs and Tibetans are two people united in discrimination and bondage. Their struggle to preserve their cultural identities wage on.
Is China's South China Sea A Forgone Conclusion?
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.
Chinese Investment in the Indian Ocean Countries
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
Can Imran Khan Survive the Ongoing Turmoil: The Past Shows Pakistan Leadership Is Consumed by a Death Wish
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.
The Philippines Secret Weapon Against China
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’s attitudes toward its unfortunate past of comfort women make a striking contrast with Korea for the Vietnam War
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
Burma and the Martial Law
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.
Communist China's Expansionism
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?
Politics 101: Machiavelli
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.
Politics 101: Is Politics Dirty?
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.
Chinese Perspective of U.S. Foreign Policies and the Aftermaths
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.
Ways in how Trump changed 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.
If the Chinese J-20 is a True Fifth Generation Fighter
We will explore if the "Mighty Dragon" is deserving to join the exclusive fifth-generation club.
Pensions Are Slowly Vanishing for Japanese Workers
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 Are Facing Each Other on the Northerner Border: is War Looming?
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
When The Mainland China Thought Gundam was a Real Weapon
The very reason why politics should not meddle with otaku culture.
When a Mainland Chinese Museum Likened Africans to Animals
China has a racism problem that they needed to resolve.