Putin Orders Partial Mobilization, Biden Vows To Defend Taiwan As Xi Flexes His Muscles! Are We Headed To A “Nuclear Winter”?

Nuclear Winter

The latest news from Russia is that Vladimir Putin has ordered "partial mobilization, " meaning that any Russian adult can be called upon to enlist in the army to serve the nation in its wartime efforts. While this falls short of conscription, this latest move goes far beyond what Putin has been doing. The announcement … Continue reading Putin Orders Partial Mobilization, Biden Vows To Defend Taiwan As Xi Flexes His Muscles! Are We Headed To A “Nuclear Winter”?

As The West Targets Xi, And Woos Modi, China’s Loss Should Become India’s Gain!

Modi

Xi's Loss Can Be Modi's Gain India is the "flavour of the month". With world leaders wooing Modi and targeting Xi, it sure looks like "our moment under the Sun" has come. The reasons for this newfound "love" for India are many. They include a West that is both weary and wary of China's rise, … Continue reading As The West Targets Xi, And Woos Modi, China’s Loss Should Become India’s Gain!

Raghuram Rajan At It Again! Bats For Liberal Democracy If India Has To Realize Its “Dream” Of A $5 Trillion Economy!

$5 Trillion Economy

The voluble ex-RBI (Reserve Bank of India) governor and now academic Raghuram Rajan believes that the "road to prosperity" runs through "strengthening liberal democracy". Speaking at an event yesterday, Rajan had some words of "advice" both for the Modi Sarkar and the legions of "experts" who often laud the Chinese growth miracle as having been … Continue reading Raghuram Rajan At It Again! Bats For Liberal Democracy If India Has To Realize Its “Dream” Of A $5 Trillion Economy!

Is Putin Going For Broke? Using Gas And Grains As Weapons, Russia Raises The Stakes In The War With The West

Putin Gas

Is Vladimir Putin going for broke? The breaking news out of Russia is that its gas monopoly, Gazprom, is "cutting" natural gas supplies to Europe to a fifth of what it normally supplies to the continent. While the ostensible reasons being cited are turbine maintenance and the non-arrival of them after repairs from Canada, which … Continue reading Is Putin Going For Broke? Using Gas And Grains As Weapons, Russia Raises The Stakes In The War With The West