Saturday, 22 January, 2022
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Topic: Donald Trump

GLOBAL PULSE: Small countries turn to hacking, Trump closes the door on information, and Charlie Hebdo mocks French First Lady

HACKING IS 21ST CENTURY’S LOW-COST ESPIONAGE Small countries have a new weapon against Goliaths. It's called hacking.

GLOBAL PULSE: Emmanuel Macron’s new, tougher election ahead, Angela Merkel finds unexpected support, and why can’t Trump and Hillary move on.

MACRON HAS ANOTHER ELECTION TO WIN Winning the French presidency was the easy bit. Emmanuel Macron has another bruising election to win in June.

GLOBAL PULSE: Trump’s new healthcare Bill, Europe is nervous about climate deal diplomacy and Obama’s French connection.

TRUMP’S NEW HEALTHCARE: REFORM OR DEBACLE? Donald Trump killed Obamacare, but his new healthcare legislation is not a reform but a debacle, some say.

GLOBAL PULSE: The “South Korea First” slogan, EU meddling in UK election, Melania Trump’s Twitter “Like”, and Trump is no authoritarian.

AFTER INDIA FIRST, AMERICA FIRST, IT’S SOUTH KOREA FIRST South Koreans are tired of being sandwiched by North Korea and the United States, and now want their country to stand up to their powerful allies and neighbours.

Global Pulse: Chemical attacks on Russian opponents, Trump embraces too many strongmen

MYSTERIOUS CHEMICAL ATTACKS ON RUSSIAN ACTIVISTS Activists and opponents of President Vladimir Putin continue to be targeted in mysterious attacks in Russia.

Global Pulse: ASEAN Warms Up To China, Trump Teaches Liberals To Hate and Political Activity Heats Up in Pakistan

GROWING WARMTH AMONG ASEAN NATIONS FOR CHINA The Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit this year was warmer toward China.

Global Pulse: China’s Blue Water Naval Ambition

Amid rising tensions in the region, China launched its first indigenously built aircraft carrier, expanding its fleet to two such vessels. China plans for a...

Global Pulse: Trump’s flip flop on Iran nuclear deal

Where exactly is Trump going with Iran, asked The New York Times. His administration is sending mixed messages. Trump called the nuclear deal that...

The WhatsApp governance

After sharp shifts on strategic policies, demonetisation without data, debate, de-risking or war gaming marks Mr Modi's governing style.

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.