Donald Trump

WHO crisis raises deeper questions on multilateralism. Needed: New post-corona world order

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Few remember the SS Tuscania today. In April 1929, when smallpox broke on this large passenger ship sailing from Mumbai to Liverpool via Marseilles, it triggered a European health and travel crisis that had some eerie resemblances to the global shutdown we have now with the coronavirus. Worried at the prospect of smallpox, France banned […..]

Explaining Trump, the “Frankenstein’s monster”

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Two months ago, Strobe Talbott, President of Washington’s venerable Brookings Institution, told me that it was “extremely unlikely” that Donald Trump would get the nomination and if he did Strobe would “fly back to Delhi” and buy me “expensive dinner”. Now, few people know American politics better than Strobe Talbott, also a former Deputy Secretary […..]

Modi-Obama hit it off, India can be a Pacific power, Republicans may not even nominate Trump: Strobe Talbott

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Strobe Talbott is President of the well-known Brookings Institution in Washington DC and former US Deputy Secretary of State. Speaking with Nalin Mehta, Talbott discussed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy moves, his personal bonding with President Barack Obama, the prospects of India-Pakistan peace developing today – and whether Donald Trump could be America’s next […..]