Lloyd Austin
Indo-Pacific power dynamic in radical shift

The recent joint air patrol by Russia and China displayed a very high level of military cooperation at a juncture when the two countries are facing new provocations and added pressure from the US

Mapping Faultlines: Has Russia Won This Round in the Energy War?

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the face-off over energy in the Ukraine war. He explains the implications of Russia’s decision to stop supplies of natural gas to Poland and Bulgaria

After 20 years, countless deaths and a Taliban victory, US finally leaves Afghanistan

The US diplomatic mission has also temporarily been shifted to Doha from Kabul. The US and coalition forces evacuated 123,000 people from Kabul, including 6,000 US citizens, since August 14

Afghanistan violence Taliban shares 90-day reduction in violence plan with US

Following the first visit by US defence secretary Lloyd Austin to Afghanistan, the Taliban confirmed sharing a 90-day reduction in violence plan with the US