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SubscriberWrites: US has lost its place as a world leader after Afghanistan pullout

Who will take the guarantee that no other terrorist attack will be launched on American soil from Afghanistan, asks Somil Pahuja.

Why it’s impossible for Beijing to become the master of East Asia

As Kennedy found to be true in the US-Soviet Cold War over Berlin, America’s enemy will look for signs of its half-heartedness, to divide the US from its allies.

India, Japan, Anglosphere aping earlier Cold War conditions. Must end their wait for America

Daily, issue-by-issue and case-by-case, the threat of Chinese aggression becomes crystal clear.

Off The Cuff with Gideon Rachman

The world is a changed place now with a stronger China and weaker America, Gideon Rachman @gideonrachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times, said...

Off The Cuff with Fareed Zakaria

The world is now America and China. We’re entering a bipolar world, says Fareed Zakaria, author and Washington Post columnist, in conversation with ThePrint’s...

US becomes first country to register over 2,100 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

With over 500,000 cases of coronavirus, the US records the highest number of positive Covid-19 cases in the world, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

US death toll from Covid-19 now expected to be 60,000, far below earlier projections

Two prominent models for US mortality are yielding decreased fatality projections based on what Americans are doing to mitigate the spread.

America closes down as a third of its citizens told to stay home

From New York to Illinois, governors from coast to coast have told Americans not to leave home except for dire circumstances.

America’s status as petroleum exporter at risk as oil prices plunge

The U.S. only in recent months began exporting more petroleum than it imports, a shift fueled by record shale production in fields such as the Permian Basin.

What are opioids — the highly addictive drugs that wreaked havoc in the US

John Kapoor, the Amritsar-born Indian American & founder of pharma company Isys, was sentenced for leading a conspiracy that led to the opioid crisis in the US.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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