Today’s Houthi attacks on the UAE’s commercial hub, likely using home-made ballistic missiles and drones, demonstrates the war in Yemen poses a major global threat. Escalation would cause oil prices to skyrocket, damaging worldwide economic recovery. Iran, Saudi Arabia and the UAE must rein in their proxies, and talk peace.
Bose’s status as freedom movement icon must not devolve into idol-worship with India Gate statue
As Subhas Chandra Bose’s statue rises at India Gate, his rightful status as freedom movement icon must not devolve into idol-worship. Was his silence on Nazi and Japanese war-crimes justified? How important was his armed struggle to winning freedom? Enough time’s passed to discuss the truth, with all its greys.