Category: World News

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Migrants: Fortress Europe – Colleen Dulle,

After 33,000 migrant deaths in 24 years, will ‘Fortress Europe’ keep building walls? November 13, 2017, in America, the Jessuit weekly In the pic: Migrants reach out from a boat during rescue operations Oct. 20 in the Mediterranean Sea. The number...

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Marching orders – Sorry state of US military transgenders

Editorial, in the Indian Express, July 28, 2017 Historically, the armed forces have been the world’s most heavily gendered institutions. (Note: CCV already published two reports on problems transgenders face in US the oldest and India the largest democracies. In  US President...

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The Observer view on Donald Trump’s unfitness for office

  Observer  Editorial in  the Guardian  Saturday 29 July 2017 The incompetence and infighting at the White House dismay America’s allies and encourage its enemies                   (Note: The Observer is the world’s oldest Sunday newspaper, founded in 1791. It...

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India and an isolated USA

Contraditions to compare!  Harsha Kakar, in the Statesmsn, June 20, 2017 (Note: Compare America’s projected image as Modi goes to meet Trump on 26th. Trump’s flip-flops are on: ‘America first’ not India, changing view on China, on Saudi Arabia, on...

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Modi’s Low-profile visit to America!

Visit due on June 26 – Statesman News Service, June 18, 2017 (Note: This time Modi’s visit to US on June 26th is going to be a very low profile one. Just recall the ups and downs he went through in...

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Why punitive action against Qatar? dr.james kottoor

Which country/ies  promote terrorism? In the pic: An aerial view shows Doha's diplomatic area. PHOTO: REUTERS Neighbouring countries, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, have cut off diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar leading  to its travel disruption...