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April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022

Dhaka-Washington ties will flourish further in next 50 years, Biden writes to Hasina

US President Joe Biden has expressed optimism that Dhaka-Washington partnership would flourish further in the next 50 years and beyond.

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018
USA

Pressure mounts on 'isolated Trump'

Donald Trump was fired up. When the US president set off for Europe one week ago he was bent on knocking heads with Washington's allies and finding friendship with Russia.

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

Model trade deal con

In early 2016, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement—involving twelve countries on the Pacific Ocean rim, including the USA—was signed in New Zealand. Right after his inauguration in January 2017, newly elected US President Donald Trump withdrew from the TPP, effectively killing the agreement as its terms require the participation of both the US and Japan.

February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018

Trump puts America back in Asia

The 37th annual Cobra Gold military exercise among 29 nations, now under way in Thailand, reflects the United States' nuanced geostrategic playbook under the Trump administration. It was thought in many quarters that the administration of US President Donald Trump would take an isolationist turn and be aloof from Asian affairs, given its “America First” mantra. But this has not been the case after its first year in office.

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018

Trump welcomes possible talks between NKorea and SKorea

Potential talks between North Korea and South Korea are “a good thing”, US President Donald Trump says in a post on Twitter in which he also took credit for any dialogue after Seoul and Pyongyang this week signaled willingness to speak.

September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017

Shaping Eurasia's future

US President Donald J Trump's targeting of a two-year-old agreement curtailing Iran's ability to produce nuclear weapons could not only spark a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, but also tilt European-Chinese competition for domination of Eurasia's future energy infrastructure in China's favour.

September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017

Combating hatred with history

After a white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which anti-fascist campaigner Heather Heyer was killed, and many others injured, US President Donald Trump notoriously blamed “both sides” for the violence.

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

North Korea military option 'locked and loaded', says Trump

US President Donald Trump says a military option against North Korea was "locked and loaded," his latest salvo in an escalating war of words with Pyongyang's nuclear-armed regime.

July 21, 2017
July 21, 2017

Trump's surprisingly strong start with India

Heading into the recent meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, expectations were modest.

June 15, 2017
June 15, 2017

Can US states right Trump's wrongs?

US President Donald Trump, with the help of a Republican-controlled Congress, is undermining many of the fundamental values that Americans hold dear.