India’s banning of Chinese tech represents a strong opportunity for the U.S.

India’s banning of Chinese tech represents a strong opportunity for the U.S.

FPI / September 9, 2020 Commentary by Jason Orestes India is instituting a crackdown on Chinese technology that makes U.S. President Donald Trump’s action look friendly in comparison. India took a page out of the Trump administration’s recent executive order to ban U.S. transactions with Chinese companies Tencent and ByteDance (expelling massively popular TikTok in […]

China tangles once again with India but has major distractions

China tangles once again with India but has major distractions

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk China looms like an enormous bullying giant above its borders with India stretching more than 4,000 kilometers from the high Himalayas to the west to more mountains and lower level frontiers to the east. In between is Nepal, over which China wields increasing influence, and Bhutan, which is tied […]

China’s official silence on casualties in India skirmish point to dangerous morale problem in PLA

China’s official silence on casualties in India skirmish point to dangerous morale problem in PLA

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2020 A week after a deadly skirmish between Chinese and Indian troops at the Galwan Valley Himalayan border region, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has yet to confirm the number of casualties the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) suffered. Chinese officials call media reports from India indicating at least 40 Chinese […]

India-China conflict on top of the world turns deadly for first time in decades

India-China conflict on top of the world turns deadly for first time in decades

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2020 At least 20 Indian soldiers were killed by Chinese troops during fighting on Monday at the disputed border area in the Himalayan Mountains, officials in India said. The Indian government said Chinese forces also suffered casualties. India’s government said the fighting was instigated by Chinese troops operating in an […]

Trump visit marked India’s dramatic post-democratic socialist economic boom

Trump visit marked India’s dramatic post-democratic socialist economic boom

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The imagery and optics presented a publicist’s dream; an American  president being feted by a cast of millions on foreign soil with exotic backdrops ranging from the enchanting Taj Mahal to a rousing Namaste Trump rally at the Motera Cricket stadium with 110,000 cheering onlookers […]

Trump warms to India, a key counterweight to China; Hits partisan Supremes

Trump warms to India, a key counterweight to China; Hits partisan Supremes

by WorldTribune Staff, February 25, 2020 “Modi-Trump hug gets tighter”, ran a headline in the Times of India. U.S. President Donald Trump solidified the U.S.-India relationship this week during his first visit to the world’s most populous democracy which also represents Trump’s best counterweight to China in the region. Before a crowd of more than […]

India visit seen building on key alliance amid Trump-era shift on China

India visit seen building on key alliance amid Trump-era shift on China

FPI / February 20, 2020 By Lee Cohen The Trump administration sees India as an important strategic ally in the region, particularly useful in pushing back against China’s Asian reach. While the past several years have yielded little significant progress in trade relations, the bilateral economic and defense relationships between the U.S. and India are […]

James Pinkerton: Conservative nationalism on the march worldwide

James Pinkerton: Conservative nationalism on the march worldwide

by WorldTribune Staff, May 26, 2019 The recent elections in India and Australia show that once voters get a taste of conservative nationalism, “they tend to like it,” columnist James Pinkerton wrote for Breitbart News on May 25. “They like, for example, the idea that a democratically-elected government can seek to uphold traditional values, not […]

Former Pakistan President Musharraf calls for ties with Israel to mitigate India crisis

Former Pakistan President Musharraf calls for ties with Israel to mitigate India crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, February 28, 2019 Pakistan has an opportunity to build relations with a willing Israel to counter India, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said. He warned about the danger of war between the two nuclear-armed powers. “There is a need to break the alliance between India and Israel, and Pakistan could do it […]

Nuclear-armed showdown: Indian airstrike kills 300 in Pakistan

Nuclear-armed showdown: Indian airstrike kills 300 in Pakistan

by WorldTribune Staff, February 26, 2019 India’s government said its fighter jets destroyed a major terrorist camp in Pakistan on Feb. 26. More than 300 people were reportedly killed in the strike on jihadist group Jaish-e-Mohammed’s camp in Balakot, Pakistan. India had not carried out an airstrike in Pakistani territory since the Indo-Pakistan war over […]

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