Category: World Affairs

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The Iraq Crisis

More than a decade ago, US entered a war that proved to be dubious and false. May be US and its allies believed in democratizing the Middle East or they sought to overthrow existing dictators...






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The Declaration of PHEIC

One of medical field’s heroic conquests was its success against the iconic epidemic ‘Polio.’ The 20th century parents were struck by terror, when a random outbreak of virus paralyzed and killed thousands of infants. The...






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Slavery, Not a Past Tense

The word ‘Slavery’ or ‘bonded labor’ makes us think about the transatlantic slave trade, when captured Africans were transported to American continent to work in the plantations. The Oscar winning “12 Years a Slave” (released...






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Whaling Under a Disguise

In Tokyo, Japan, a raw Whale sashimi (thinly sliced) or a Whale tempura is said to costs about 980 Yen. Soy sauce, steaming bowl of rice, bacon are all extra delights with the dish. Kids...






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The Nazis of Korean Peninsula

A North Korean named Kim Gwang-il spent two years in his country’s prison camp, eventually escaping to South Korea. The sufferings he and others endured inside the camp were depicted in a sketch, which showed...






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The Crimean Crisis – Part II

Foreign politicians, political analysts and diplomats saw Russia’s aggression towards Georgia (in 2008) as a precursor event that might be later used in Crimea and Ukraine. In the World map, Crimea seems like an Achilles...






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The Crimean Crisis – Part I

Turkish Ottoman Empire fought heavily in Crimea against Czarist Russia (in 1783); Britain disastrously attacked Russia through Crimea (in 1854); The White Russian forces’ final surrender to the Red Army in Russian Civil war happened...






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Say ‘Yes’ for Kim

On March 9th 2014, North Korean people lined up to cast their votes to elect representatives for the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly. At 2:00 P.M. local time, state-run KCNA news agency reported that voter turnout...






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The Never-Ending Afghan War

The sun scorched lands of Afghanistan, for the past four decades, are being torn upon by this never-ending bloodshed. While many are breathing a sigh of relief about America’s decision to pull out its troops...






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Sri Lanka: No FREE Zone or Only FIRE Zone?

The Free Media has been the biggest enemy for Sri Lankan Presidents, ever since the civil war broke, three decades back. While the neighboring India has 24X7 channels sensationalizing everything to boost the TRP, the...