Month: January 2018

It is relatively calm in Jerusalem a week after Donald Trump’s recognition triggered a wave of protests and even prompted Hamas to announce intifada, political analyst Avigdor Eskin has told Sputnik News (Russia) . Eskin threw into doubt the possibility ...

Even though, democracy is thriving and taking root across Sub-Saharan Africa, several countries on the Continent, are still lurching under the heft of tyranny and brutality at the hands of self-perpetuating despots who cling on to power by hook or ...

Early this morning guns were heard a short distance away in my neighborhood. Quite surprised and worried of course. Perhaps no one prepared for a move in the neighborhood, as I understand that our military and police officers put their ...

Civil-Military Relations is considered the biggest threat to democracy in Pakistan. In last seven decades, Pakistan has witnessed three direct military coups which almost constitute half of Pakistan’s history. Moreover, political analysts believe that military has played behind the scene ...

Donald Trump was widely condemned in the media again last week, and rightfully so, for using the phrase, “shithole countries”, to refer to Haiti, El Salvador, and countries in Africa. As we approach the one-year anniversary of Mr. Trump’s administration ...

Indo-Us alliance serves the interests of both the parties in the region. US needs a player in Asia to check the growing influence of China which is an all-weather friend of Pakistan. US support to India in this regard is seen as ...

This was expected, and  a positive year is about to end for the motor vehicle market in Brazil. Anfavea’s start-of-year forecast to produce 2.41 million vehicles in 2017 has already been substantially exceeded (2.48 million vehicles were produced from January to ...

Failed tactics, undermining Israel’s democratic ideals, inconsistent policies on the settlements and two states – these are the hyperbolic allegations levied against Labor leader Avi Gabbay in a recent New York Times op-ed by Abe Silberstein and Nathan Hersh. In his six months ...

In the past; half of the world did not even know how the other half live their lives. People in different areas of the world used to live so distinctively in customs and methods that they can hardly be classified ...

Brazil : Updated Economic Indicators : On 1/12, the IBGE announced the results for the 3rd quarter of GDP. Unfortunately they are not very comforting, even if they confirm a positive trend for the third consecutive quarter. GDP grew by 0.1% ...