Sunday, February 5, 2023
Home50-Word EditNo escalation but agreement between US and China on Taiwan is unlikely

No escalation but agreement between US and China on Taiwan is unlikely

ThePrint view on the most important issues.

Text Size:

Face-to-face for the first time, Joe Biden and Xi Jinping agreed to ensure heated strategic competition doesn’t escalate. Xi had escalated tensions, gambling America’s leadership would be too weak to confront him. Biden’s mid-term victories, though, put paid to that plan. Agreement on Taiwan is unlikely—but so is war.

Minister with misogynistic mindset continuing in Mamata cabinet a disgrace

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s apology to President Droupadi Murmu for minister Akhil Giri’s disparaging comment on her appearance is in order. But her condemnation isn’t enough. A minister with misogynistic mindset continuing in her Cabinet is a disgrace. Banerjee should take exemplary action, not wait for a repeat offence.

Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram

Support Our Journalism

India needs fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism, packed with on-ground reporting. ThePrint – with exceptional reporters, columnists and editors – is doing just that.

Sustaining this needs support from wonderful readers like you.

Whether you live in India or overseas, you can take a paid subscription by clicking here.

Support Our Journalism

Most Popular