US carries military ship exercise in South China Sea

A US aircraft carrier group sailed into the South China Sea on a so-called “freedom of navigation” exercise, the first routine operation in the region under new President Joe Biden. Led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt, the carrier strike group entered the area Saturday, the US Indo-Pacific Command said, the same day Taiwan reported multiple… Continue reading US carries military ship exercise in South China Sea

White House reveals Biden’s plan to review the US-Taliban agreement

The Biden administration says it will review last year’s US-Taliban agreement under which American forces are to leave Afghanistan by May 2021 in exchange for counter-terrorism guarantees. Pakistan played a key role in facilitating the start of reconciliation talks between warring Afghan parties that led to the peace agreement. According to a White House statement,… Continue reading White House reveals Biden’s plan to review the US-Taliban agreement

Biden determined to overturn Trump’s policies, wants to rejoin Paris Climate Accord

President Joe Biden committed the United States to rejoin the Paris climate accord, blocked an oil pipeline project, and froze the Arctic drilling in a raft of executive orders signed hours after taking office Wednesday. But for the Democrat who has pledged to roll back four years of environmental harm done by his predecessor Donald… Continue reading Biden determined to overturn Trump’s policies, wants to rejoin Paris Climate Accord

G20 summit: Saudi Arabia under pressure to address human rights issues

Saudi Arabia has taken multiple steps to polish its tarnished image in advance of this weekend’s hosting of the virtual summit of the G20 that groups the world’s foremost economies and in anticipation of an incoming Biden administration in the United States that is expected to be critical of Riyadh and potentially more conciliatory towards… Continue reading G20 summit: Saudi Arabia under pressure to address human rights issues

Will Biden seek de-escalation with America’s rivals?

A considerable advantage that China enjoys over its Western rivals, principally the United States, is the country’s rebuffing of neoliberal globalisation. Under its present leadership, Beijing’s influence over corporations and private power has increased substantially. In contrast to America, almost all of China’s 25 largest corporations are state-owned. The Chinese president Xi Jinping, in power… Continue reading Will Biden seek de-escalation with America’s rivals?

Biden pledges to lift Muslim ban on his day in office

Joe Biden, the new president-elect plans to undo several of his predecessor’s policies, including the ban on Muslims travelling to the United States, placed by Trump in 2017. Biden’s campaign managers have stated that lifting the ban would be one of the four executive orders he will issue on his first day in the White… Continue reading Biden pledges to lift Muslim ban on his day in office

Trump campaign’s ‘voter fraud hotline’ backfires

Joe Biden has won the elections by a substantial margin but, it seems Donald Trump is still struggling to accept his defeat. Even as the votes were being counted, Trump along with his supports kept chanting “STOP THE COUNT”, on Twitter. Trump had a meltdown in a series of tweets either claiming he has won… Continue reading Trump campaign’s ‘voter fraud hotline’ backfires

Trump to lose his ‘world leader’ status on Twitter

Donald Trump has a record of getting his controversial and misleading tweets flagged by Twitter. As the president of the United States, Trump has enjoyed certain privileges granted to him by the social media giant, which include Twitter not taking a seriously action against Trump and suspending or banning his account or even deleting his… Continue reading Trump to lose his ‘world leader’ status on Twitter

The era of Trumpism comes to an end

Donald J. Trump of the opposition Republican Party won the presidential race against the ruling Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton in November 2016 who had three million more votes than Trump but lost in the Electoral College having 538 decisive votes, in which Trump secured 306 electoral votes. Electoral College is confined to few right… Continue reading The era of Trumpism comes to an end

What does Biden Presidency mean for Pakistan?

Joe Biden has won the race to the White House, becoming the 46th President of the United States. He has secured 290 votes surpassing 270 majority votes needed to win the elections. Soon after the development, Biden stated in a tweet “America, I’m honored that you have chosen me to lead our great country. The… Continue reading What does Biden Presidency mean for Pakistan?