Monday, September 21, 2015



So should I cash out of the stock market?" This is the question I've heard from several liberal-leaning friends

Machines are ready to take on our roles, but are we

Artificial intelligence already plays a major role in human economies and societies, and it will play an even bigger

Primacy of the European Union

The world needs the European Union now more than ever. Despite recent crises and the hard blow dealt by

Why I will not leave

This year is my 20th in Denver, but I may have to spend it in the basement of the

Five faces of a 'Trumpomime'

It should be clear by now that there are five different Trump administrations swi-rling before our eyes - Trump

Britain's absent opposition

On Thursday, a storm lashed Britain with ferocious winds and driving snow. That same day, England's main opposition parties

Libya's power balance tilts towards Haftar

It was an image that told Libya's story in a nutshell. Last week, Fayyaz Al Sarraj, leader of the

The new Naga CM in Manipur

By handing over the rein of the government to Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsü, as the new chief minister of Nagaland,

Nationality: Indian or Hindu

Debate around the words Hindu, Hinduism, Hindutva is not new. Recently the assertion by Mohan Bhagwat, the Sarsanghchalk (Supreme

Can McMaster stabilize Trump's foreign policy team

Monday's appointment of Lt. General H.R. McMaster as the National Security Adviser of the United States, after President Donald

I am a Muslim, not a terrorist

I write this from the darkness of solitary confinement in Egypt's most notorious prison, where I have been held

Iran must address anxieties

Amid reports that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani - who met Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman and Shaikh Sabah

A Putin revival in America

On June 18, 2001, I attended Russian President Vladi-mir Putin's first meeting with the United States news media. We

Global citizens, national shirkers

Last October, British Pri-me Minister Theresa May shocked many when she disparaged the idea of global citizenship. "If you

What Facebook owes to journalism

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg's manifesto about community, released last week on Facebook, wisely analyzed the state of journalism:

Fake science is deadly

The scandal over the supposed link between the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism is one of

Thrashed child to get teacher's salary

A female schoolteacher who subjected a pupil to corporal punishment has been asked to give her month's salary as

Donald Trump's China challenge

Over the last eight years, as China's posturing in Asia became increasingly aggressive, many criticized US President Barack Obama

Trapped in Trump's brain

Donald Trump is stuck in his own skull. He's unreachable. "He lives inside his head, where he runs the

The Munich Security Conference

Security has become a more serious concern in recent days in all parts of the globe. It's a concern

Ekushey February not a mere culture

21February is a mourning day and as well as a promising day for the land today. Because it has

President Trump and Beijing's 'One China' policy

The disputed 'One China' policy advocated simultaneously both by People's Republic of China (PRC) and Republic of China (ROC)

Redefining customs and ethics

Saudi Arabia has witnessed immense progress on the social strata within the country, much of it that began when

Let's not teach our children to be robots

In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: Creative, critical

Donald Trump's Asia outreach

The Trump administration, after making a chaotic start at home, has started venturing abroad. Not surprisingly, Asia remains its

The silence of the hacks

The story so far: A foreign dictator intervened on behalf of a U.S. presidential candidate - and that candidate