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Category: WWI

On Hegemonic Stability Theory…

Charles Poor ‘Charlie’ Kindleberger (October 12, 1910 – July 7, 2003), an American Economic Historian, once said that it was necessary to establish a Hegemonic Regime in order to maintain […]

On The Front Line!

Dedicated to my colleagues… Thomas William Bowlby (January 7, 1818 – September 22, 1860), a British correspondent for The Times in Germany and China in the 19th Century, had arrived […]

Apologising For Pervasive Racism

Britain has apologised, although lately, for a mistake committed a century ago. London has also admitted that no one remembered the thousands of coloured soldiers who perished in the First […]


“Maman died today. Or maybe yesterday, I don’t know.” – Albert Camus (L’Étranger or The Stranger or The Outsider; 1942) It is not known how many people had perished in […]

Trial, Fission, Fusion & Conclusion

A sort of monomania, powered by megalomania, had seemingly influenced the two Superpowers in the middle of the 20th Century, as the US and the erstwhile Soviet Union were locked […]

A Reconstructive Destruction?

A section of the Indians still exhibits satisfaction with the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Otherwise, the National Democratic Alliance, led by the PM, would definitely have failed to […]

A Piece Of History

Once, Benito Mussolini (July 29, 1883 – April 28, 1945) had clicked a picture of noted Indian polymath, philosopher, poet, musician, and author Rabindranath Tagore (May 7, 1861 – August […]

On The Wall…

Nina Lvovna Khrushcheva is a Political Scientist, a Professor of International Affairs at The New School, New York, and a Senior Fellow of the New York-based World Policy Institute. Well, […]