Biden administration

President Biden confrontational approach is pushing Russia closer to China

The rivalry between the United States and Russia has been age-old and infamous across the world since the times of the Cold War. However, the previous US President Donald Trump had taken a pragmatic approach to Russia, which had resulted in reducing US-Russia tensions. Then came President Biden. In the first month of his presidency, Biden, in an undiplomatic manner, called Russian President Vladimir Putin a ‘killer’. Consequently, President Biden’s

Revelations from congressional hearings of US military opens a can of worms

The last few days saw the first of the US Congress hearings of senior military commanders under the Biden administration. No sooner the top generals began testifying before the US lawmakers than the revelations started to pour in. Gen. Mark Milley’s calls to China Gen. Mark Milley is the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Just before the US

Pakistani nukes, if accessible to Taliban, pose a grave global risk

Finally, the last American soldier has left Afghanistan. The strategic blunder unfolding before the entire world leaves even a naive person wondering why US President Biden did not stop Taliban when he had all the military and diplomatic resources at his disposal. Maybe the $85 billion worth of weapons he has ‘knowingly’ left behind for Taliban answers it. What has the US left behind? The US weapons cache includes over

Taliban 2-0 is moving closer to global recognition

Videos and photographs of chaos in Kabul are going viral on social media. A painful video of a couple of locals remaining clung to a flying airplane but falling off from it mid-air is enough to underline the desperation in the common Afghans to escape the Taliban rule. Contrary to it, several nations are taking positions that are at variance with respect to ‘Taliban 1.0’. European Union Even while terming

US ask Taliban to spare its embassy in Kabul

“The US asks Taliban to spare its embassy in the coming fight for Kabul”, read a headline in the New York Times. It appears quite clear that the superpower is urging terrorist Taliban to spare them. These words, their tone and timing speak volumes about the result of the 20-year-old US campaign in Afghanistan, especially the plan to withdraw troops from here. Surrender by Afghan troops Just yesterday, the critically