North Korea and South Korea Conflict

U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson once said “If the best minds in the world had set out to find us the worst possible location in the world to fight this damnable war, the unanimous choice would have been Korea”

There is a famous Korean proverb “when whales fight, the shrimp’s back is broken” correctly depicts the Korean Peninsula’s exploitation at the hands of its larger and more powerful neighbors. For over a thousand years, successive kingdoms who had ruled over the Korean peninsula managed to maintain a society with…

MIDDLE EAST ISRAEL-PALESTINE CRISIS

“The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a tragedy; it is a clash between right and right. And, therefore it’s not black and white. Sometimes, recently it is indeed a clash between wrong and wrong. It is not as simple as fascism was.” — Amos Oz

Palestine and Israel have always been prominent players in the arena of the Middle East political conundrum. Their ancient and modern history has often been marked by frequent political conflict and belligerent land seizures because of its significance to several major world religions. Both Israel and Palestine sits at a…

“I underestimated you” were the first words told by former Wimbledon winner Bobby Riggs to tennis champion Billie Jean King after the match of Battle of the Sexes in 1973.

The year 1973 witnessed a breakthrough in the face of benevolent sexism in the sporting world when Bobby Riggs, a top men’s player in the 1930s and 1940s, was now a 55-year-old self-proclaimed hustler and male chauvinist openly challenged current top female players. In his utterly outrageous claim, he said…

Indian Emergency 1975

“The number of those in Indira Gandhi’s prisons during the Emergency far exceeded the total number jailed during the 1942 Quit India”― Coomi Kapoor, The Emergency: A Personal History.

“The President has proclaimed Emergency. There is nothing to panic about.” The words of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi aired straight from the All India Radio as she declared the state of emergency in the wee hours of June 26, 1975. This news which spread like wildfire, not only shook the…

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called ongoing genocide against Rohingya as “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing.

It is crucial to understand the crisis unfolding in Myanmar, where many Rohingya Muslims have been periodically forced to leave because of intercommunal violence between them and the Buddhist community in Rakhine state or, more commonly government crackdown consisting of campaigns by Myanmar’s army, where they are being continuously targeted.

Hong Kong officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (HKSAR) is a metropolitan area with over 7.5 million residents of various nationalities and has been a symbolization of the international financial hub of the world. It is one of the densely populated cities on…

Aishwarya Singh

Software Engineer by profession | History Buff | Writing about outsider's intake on current political scenarios and it's association with historic event of past

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