C Uday Bhaskar
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The writer is Director, Society for Policy Studies.

POLITICS

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George HW Bush: US President who oversaw the quiet end of the Cold War

The world changed in Bush Sr's presidency. The US President drove much of the change, while embodying American values.

POLITICS

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Why India hasn't yet honoured its troops who died fighting in WWI

The reasons include Gandhi's ambivalence, Nehru's antipathy and bitter colonialism. It's time we got over these

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

A tipping point: The Khashoggi killing is the blurring of global moral values and principles

Even as the world is shocked by the brutal murder, will ethical guidelines followed by nations be "trumped" now by geopolitical and energy considerations?

VOICES

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A new champion is born in Naomi Osaka: An epitome of dignity and grace under partisan fire

But both Serena Williams and the US Open audience looked slightly diminished, seemingly unable to handle a defeat, even booing the young winner.

POLITICS

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How John McCain set the agenda for the 2+2 talks between India and the US

The McCain template for US national security will have an abiding relevance. It may be the most befitting legacy of a US military hero and legislator.

POLITICS

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Winner takes all – Sentosa Summit was a win-win for one

President Donald Trump made an effort to overcome the hurdles that led to the Singapore Summit between him and DPRK Chairman Kim Jong Un. But the meeting's big winner wasn’t Trump – it was Kim.  

POLITICS

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Why China doesn't trust Modi

Beijing has cautioned India about meddling into its affairs in Vietnam.