What makes a country a ‘country’?

And more importantly what doesn’t make it one? It might be a bewildering question for many. Everyone is so used to the idea of a country or a state, and it is not hard to understand why is that the case. It would be hard to find a person alive that is not a citizen or
Tagged under: , ,
2021 German Election
Would Germany’s Greens provide a model for other Green Party across the world to follow? For those who have been following the goings and happenings around the world, Angela Merkel is a name they would not be unfamiliar with. Serving as the Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany since 2005, when she engineered a grand coalition between the
2022 Midterm election
The implications of Dems losing would be far-ranging 2020 was a historic year for the Democratic Party. Not only were they able to control both houses of Congress for the first time in 10 years, Joe Biden, the Democratic Presidential nominee, was able to beat the incumbent president for the first time in 28 years
Hagia Sophia
The last nail in the coffin for Secularism in Erdogan’s Turkey 24th July 2020. This day will be remembered in infamy for years to come. The fundamental on which modern Turkey is founded on Secularism has been under siege since the election of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as the Prime Minister in 2003 and later as
Joe Biden India
Would a Biden Presidency be good for India? May you live in interesting times. It is an old Chinese saying that couldn’t ring any truer in 2020, especially with this COVID pandemic. But for the US, and in a way to the world, 2020 has still more interesting stuff to offer. 2020 is a Presidential
Two China
What is Taiwan? A country or a province? China is a fascinating country – one which has a fascinating history. But when you talk about China, do you which China you are talking about? Yes, there is more than one out there. Two chinas to be exact – The people’s Republic of China (PRC) and the