United States

US Withdrawal From UNESCO

The recent news of US quitting the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has shocked the world. Not only is US one of the most important funding member of the UNESCO (in fact the UN as a whole) but is also a founding member of the UN. The primary reason behind this act […]


International Affairs: Issues Around FONOPs

It has been reported that the U.S. Department of Defence is likely to come up with a schedule of regular freedom of navigation operations (FONOPs) under the authority of U.S. Pacific Command in the South China Sea. What is freedom of navigation operations (FONOPs)? The US Navy regularly carries out FONOPs in the South China Sea […]

Key Achievements of Foreign Policy of Barack Obama

Foreign policy of Barack Obama has been mainly known for the two main principles that he followed: Firstly, military rearranging and the improvised burden-sharing scheme with the allies and partners; Secondly, the offer of dialog for it enemies like Cuba or Iran. The strategic focus has now under him have shifted from Europe to the […]

USA’s withdrawal from TPP: Questions & Answers

Keeping his election campaign promise, US President Donald Trump signed the presidential memorandum to withdraw from Trans Pacific Partnership on his very first day in office (23 January). This article presents an overview of developments. What is origin of TPP and what is impact of US withdrawal from it ? TPP began its journey in 2005 […]

Various Steps in United States President’s Election

The United States has a bicameral legislature consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Direct elections are held to fill the vacancies in these legislatures. In addition, the vacancies in the Senate may be filled by a gubernatorial appointment. Like in India, the minimum age to exercise franchise in the presidential elections is […]