Monthly Archives: January 2016

Is the third global war round the corner?

For the past seven decades, since the end of World War II, global leaders, defence policymakers and military experts have speculated about how, when and where World War III will happen. The when and where is immaterial today; given the … Continue reading

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World War III: myth or reality?

Peace is the greatest illusion today. The whole world is a battlefield. There is no place in the whole physical or virtual world put together that you can call totally peaceful. As many as 185 out of a total of … Continue reading

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Possible scenarios Flashpoints on the globe

Albert Einstein was once asked what he thought the future wars—more so World War III—would look like. This is what he had to say, “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV … Continue reading

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Climate justice served

Few things have generated as much interest worldwide as the climate change negotiations in Paris in December 2015. Seldom in the history of the modern world have over 150 heads of state and government got together as they did on … Continue reading

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A metropolis in deluge

For once, Prakash Javadekar has spoken as a true Union environment minister. Though couched in diplomatic language, he has made one point clear–the recent deluge that devastated India’s fourth largest metropolis with a population of 10 million plus was neither … Continue reading

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