India

What's The Holdup? Ban China's TikTok App

Our friend Rachel Bovard recently gave us a heads-up that, while American policymakers are aware of the security issues related to Chinese Communist social media apps, such as TikTok, the United States is dithering while India has already acted to ban dozens of Chinese mobile apps over concerns the apps "are beholden to the [Chinese Communist Party] under Chinese law" and "extensions of the Chinese state."

India Battles Communist Chinese Expansion In Remote Himalayan Valley

India shares a long border with southern and western China and controls important territorial waters Beijing needs for its maritime trade routes. India is the world’s most populous democracy and India is now on the front lines of containing Communist China’s expansion in the Indo-Pacific. If President Trump’s plan to box in Communist China is to have any effect, the remote Galwan valley in the Himalayas is where it may first be tested.

Is Counterbalancing China The Reason For Trump’s Historic Visit To India?

However troubled its military, India holds an obvious strategic appeal to the United States by virtue of both its location and its size. India will soon become the world’s most populous country, on track to surpass China by 2027. It shares a long border with southern and western China and controls important territorial waters Beijing needs for its maritime trade routes.

Hillary, Meet My Wife

I mentioned to my bride that Hillary Clinton remarked in an interview in India that “pressure from Republican husbands is what caused white women to vote for Trump.” I’ll have to paraphrase her response, otherwise it would be unfit to print: “Are you kidding me?” she exclaimed.

Rising Radical Islam Makes Bangladesh More Unstable and Intolerant

Increasing intolerance shown to religious minorities by Islamists represents something much deeper which threatens even the secularists who currently dominate government. The rise of intolerant Muslim fundamentalism is corrupting Bangladesh's political process, and undermining the development of sustainable democracy.

GOP Sen. Corker’s Treason Gets Worse – Iran’s Nuclear Missile Program

Republican Senator Robert Corker of Tennessee has betrayed American interests and the interests of our allies in the greater Middle East. From Israel, to Saudi Arabia, to India no nation now within the range of Iran’s fast growing missile technology is secure from the threat of a nuclear armed Islamist Iran. And make no mistake – the combination of Iran’s expansionist Islamism and nuclear weapons technology is an existential threat to Western values and civilization.

With Visit by India’s Narendra Modi, Washington should Recognize an Emerging Great Power

India appears ready to follow the People’s Republic of China to international superstar status. Democracy and unleashing its global network of entrepreneurs and traders will give it a boost if that direction can be sustained.