In the past 70 years, the US has contributed more than half a trillion dollars to cover the immense growth and maintenance
Despite burning through over $120 million (USD) on the non-aligned nations summit, just five heads of state attended Maduro’s
Indian Prime Minister Modi invited French President Hollande to be the guest of honor at India's Republic Day Celebrations in New Delhi last month. The seat is generally reserved for, and used by the office of the Prime Minister as, a signal of close and important state ties.
Is the Russian Ruble becoming financial rubble as consequence of targeting by the U.S. and its allies? The dramatic fall in oil prices and commensurate drop in the Russian currency, is this coincidental to broader global economic trends or an orchestrated assault?
A closer examination of Singh's record reveals a combination of both profound failure and accomplishment. Far from being settled, Singh's legacy is likely to remain the subject of vigorous debate for years to come.
India views Myanmar's emerging political transformation as a strategic and ideological opening that offers New Delhi an opportunity to dilute Chinese influence while expanding India's strategic depth.
Given how low Washington is regarded by the average person in Egypt and the Arab Street, China should not have too much difficulty inserting itself as a wedge between them going forward. Based on Mr. Morsi's bold strides in foreign policy, China knows it has a friend in Cairo.
None of the protests have dwelled on American ties to Mubarak. Could it be that Egyptians do recognize American help in launching their Arab Spring? I believe they do and instead have offered the U.S. a second chance to get on the right side of Egyptian history.
If Iran believes its security and national priorities require that it develop a nuclear capability, then sooner or later that is what it will do.
The bafflement about Iran so widespread on the Left has a long history. It's a problem that has vexed several progressives and the recent summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran at the end of August only compounded the problem.