UK’s IRAQ WAR: CHILCOT FAILS TO ASK WHY ARE THE BRITISH ALWAYS AT WAR.

‘What Chilcot should have asked is, ‘Why are the British always engaged in a war?’ 500 years and more, year in year out. There is a need for another enquiry, ‘ How can Britain be content without perpetual war?. James sadly says, ‘Which may be why the British find it hard to come to terms with their present position in the world or fail to respond to crises in a cool, competent and determined manner.’ More…

THE IRAQ WAR REPORT

Chilcot: The UK military role in Iraq ended a very long way from success.

The Iraq war has been one of the most criticised wars of our times which gave rise to more wars still raging in the world. It destabilised the Middle East. It gave an open space for organisations such as Al Qaeda to find new turfs to recruit and train new units and expand their operations worldwide. In Iraq they started to operate openly. The vacuum gave birth to new Islamist organisations, the most dangerous of them is the Islamic State which has encroached into South Asia even threatening to come to the India. More…

DOES AAP HAVE A VISION

It is fifteen months since the Aam Aadmi Party triumphantly crushed all contenders to near oblivion in Delhi in 2015 taking the throne of Rajdhani city. It is nearing four years since AAP came on the political stage with all guns blazing. It is hoping to take over the messy politics of Punjab next year. Yet, apart from ‘clean’ administration, AAP does not seem to be offering any political vision. Is that enough in politics? More…