The withdrawal of NATO troops in 2014 and the Presidential elections in Afghanistan continue to spark interest the world over. Gateway House interviews Fawzia Koofi, a Presidential candidate in Afghanistan who provides an overview of the upcoming elections and the changing dynamics in the country.
U.S. President Barack Obama will certainly have the benefit of continuity in his second term, but he has a range of impending crises to address immediately - be it to avert the so-called fiscal cliff before the end of the year when automatic cuts kick in or plan for the military drawdown from Afghanistan.
The World Economic Forum on India projected a grim reality with corporates wearing the Non-Resident Indian cloak and reprimanding the government for its policies. After participating in a panel at the Forum, Manjeet Kripalani gives her account of the WEF and the need for new heroes to take charge in India.
Despite U.S. President Barack Obama’s re-election, a number of issues like the U.S.’s national debt, unemployment and the military withdrawal from Afghanistan need to be addressed. With these multiple national and global imperatives crowding his agenda, will Obama have any time for India?
The Financial Times quoted Gateway House's Manjeet Kripalani in its article on the World Economic Forum in which the Indian tycoons were conspicuous by their absence.She argues that these corporates are no longer the heroes of this country.
The changing American demography worked in favour of the Democrats, but winning a re-election may be the easy part for U.S. President Barack Obama. He must now craft an agenda adequately bipartisan to pass legislation addressing the country economic issues.
The Atlantic Sentinel, a news website, republished Gateway House Research intern Spike Nowak's article on the new Chinese leadership and its impact on Chinese foreign policy. He argues that the domestic priorities and an independent army will continue to influence China's foreign policy.
Though U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected by a generous vote, he will continue to face the legislative gridlock of the past two years. How he acts in the coming weeks will tell us whether there is a newly-revitalised President in town, or the same one the world has got to know in the last four years.
The New York Times quoted Gateway House's Director,Ambassador Neelam Deo in its article on the US Presidential Election.She opines that Indians will welcome the re-election of Barack Obama and the continuity in US-India policies will strengthen bilateral exchanges.
The electoral races in the US reflect the split down the middle in political affiliations of the people. Yet, no major change is expected. This election is about whether the wealthy in the United States can be asked to pay taxes at the same if not slightly higher rates as the middle class.