But, according to Milan Vaishnav, Modi is pursuing his nationalist agenda even at the expense of economic growth, a reality noted by the Eurasia Group, which listed Modi’s nationalist program as one of its top 10 economic risks of 2020. In America, Trump’s xenophobic immigration policies could hurt the economy, and it is clear that he has chosen a message of racism to energize supporters despite the impact it can have on the wellbeing of the American people. … [Read more...] about Trump and Modi are undermining the pillars of the US-India relationship
Interventionist foreign policy
What UN Resolution 1973 actually called for was an end to “attacks against civilians”, but they are now a daily occurrence. Leading human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was stabbed and shot through the head in Benghazi in June. It is all part of a non-stop cycle of violence which, in September 2012, saw US ambassador Chris Stevens and three other American consular staff killed in the so-called “cradle of the revolution”. … [Read more...] about Gaddafi has gone but Libya is more dangerous than ever, thanks to the west
For Sanders’s core supporters, those most attached to his diagnosis of what ails our political economy, being on the wrong side of that argument is, in fact, disqualifying. The antipathy of these voters toward Clinton goes a way toward explaining her historically high unfavorability. In a CBS/New York Times poll from March, Clinton had a net unfavorable rating of -21. Assuming she maintains her significant lead over Bernie Sanders, Clinton will become the second-most-unpopular non-incumbent presidential nominee in recorded history, just behind a certain proto-fascist reality star. … [Read more...] about Most Clinton Voters Like Bernie Sanders. Most Sanders Voters Don’t Like Hillary Clinton.
His path has been smoothed by the fragmentation among the moderate candidates. Biden, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar – all of whom say Sanders’ policies are too radical to win in November, have each recorded at least one top-three finish thus far, while Bloomberg’s name will appear on ballots for the first time on Super Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Can Sanders beat Trump? A growing number of Democratic voters say yes
“If the franc continues to rise the SNB will come more significantly into the market. If the franc breaks through to 1.05 something, that is the level I think it will defend.” (Reporting by John Revill; Editing by Catherine Evans) … [Read more...] about UPDATE 1-Coronavirus fears push Swiss franc to 4-1/2 year high