Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicDoha Talks

Topic: Doha Talks

Saudi Arabia recognised the first Taliban govt in 1996 but Gulf’s geopolitics has changed

For the Middle East, every military-led Western response for Afghanistan will in all likeliness come via Western bases in UAE or Qatar.

Q1 GDP numbers good but India still not out of the woods

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

US returns to South Asia pushing peace in Afghanistan, stability in India-Pakistan

The next few months will give India, Pakistan backchannel space to talk some more, enough for the Americans to unveil their new strategy on Afghanistan.

On Camera

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File photo | Rahul Gandhi at the Ideas for India conclave, London, May 2022 | Twitter/Rahul Gandhi

In Rahul Gandhi-Jaishankar clash on diplomats, why India’s national interest is the loser

Rahul Gandhi called India’s IFS officers ‘arrogant’, while Jaishankar called them confident. In all social media noise, the point on China got missed.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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