Tuesday, 27 September, 2022
TopicJoe Biden

Topic: Joe Biden

‘Just a drill,’ says UK govt on cutting gas use & Tory PM candidate Liz Truss’ ‘act of integrity’

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Most Americans support taking in Afghan refugees but oppose the Taliban, finds survey

A year after the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan, US citizens do not wish to release the country’s funds that were frozen by the country.

Al-Zawahiri dispatch from heaven: I am reunited with Osama. This is the new Muslim Brotherhood

Before you read any theory about how I, as the CEO of terror group al-Qaeda, was killed by Joe Biden, let me walk you through my own story of love, lust and betrayal.

Indians who support Biden’s values, see how he has said nothing of the hell in Afghanistan

Biden’s only significant action concerning Afghanistan has been to seize its cash reserves and gift it to the survivors of the 9/11 attacks.

Why politicians live longer than the people they represent — UK study explains

Inequalities in income and wealth have been rising through the years. But that's not the only cause of concern—elite groups have other advantages too.

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.

How Indo-Pacific agreement stands to lose due to Biden’s approach, US’ mindset

Without sufficient incentives, countries that have joined IPEF are unlikely to agree to high US-preferred standards in areas like digital economy and anti-corruption.

‘When are we going to stand up to gun lobby?’ Biden asks after Texas school shooting

The US president, who had just returned from an Asia trip, said these kind of mass shootings rarely happened anywhere else. 'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?' he asked.

‘It’s a commitment we made’: Biden says US military will defend Taiwan from China attack

Biden, who is in Tokyo for the Quad summit, said the US agrees 'with the One-China policy' but the idea that it (Taiwan) could be taken by force, is 'just not appropriate'.

Under fire for praising Trump’s Ukraine stance, Noam Chomsky says US ex-president ‘not the issue’

Unlike Trump, Biden administration doesn't seem to be supporting peace negotiations & is focussed on sanctions against Russia, says the linguist & political activist.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
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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