The U.S. presidential race for 2012 is on, and the Republican Party will see a Gingrich vs Romeny face-off. One must, however, invoke the cliché that ‘a week is too long in politics’ as an insurance against faulty predictions.
The Occupy Wall Street movement in the U.S. is gathering strength, with new groups of the aggrieved adding to the numbers of protestors. Gateway House’s editorial advisor Bob Dowling plunges into the crowd to gauge the depth of the movement, and the seriousness of the protestors’ intent.
While the U.S. political leadership is stuck with extreme positions led by the Tea Party, India’s politicians do not seem to have a position at all. It is imperative for India’s political leadership to exercise prudent fiscal leadership to ensure that economic growth is balanced and equitable.
With President Obama’s popularity waning and the polls predicting a win for the Republicans in the US midterm elections, how the President conducts himself on his Indian visit will offer clues to his next two years in office