Explained: The Qatari Crisis & The Impending Political Realignment In The Mid-East

Within days after the US President Donald Trump’s visit to the Gulf monarchies the rift among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members has only become nastier. Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen & the Libyan interim government have cut ties with Qatar. Only Kuwait & Oman still continue to maintain relations.  What’s intriguing is the almost … Continue reading Explained: The Qatari Crisis & The Impending Political Realignment In The Mid-East

Daily Takes:The Falling Bastion

Lately, plummeting oil have opened Pandora’s Box in quite a few nations; years of reckless spending in Saudi Arabia is giving way to an era of austerity spearheaded by the young Prince Muhammed Bin Salman.  Russia; another major oil exporter is finding it hard to continue with its large military expenditure on various modernization programs … Continue reading Daily Takes:The Falling Bastion

The ‘Bern’ing Question

With all the pandemonium post Brexit & the ensuing political blood bath, it doesn’t require some clairvoyance to infer; for all its contagious ramifications for Europe & the world at large it’s highly likely that Britain would eventually settle for a deal that gives it access to free market on the condition that little changes … Continue reading The ‘Bern’ing Question