From Director’s Desk
Written by : Jayanta Chakrabarty
Illustration – Sagar Mondal
On 25th October, Saudi public prosecutor declared, “Assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul consulate was ‘premeditated’.
On the other hand, Saudi Investment summit secured deals worth $56bn, irrespective of absence of a great number of politicians and big corporate houses from the USA and Western European countries who pulled out in suspicion of Kingdom’s direct link to the assassination.
Both of the events went under the close supervision of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS to the elites in the western hemisphere, especially in the USA where he was hailed as JFK of the Middle East last spring, and his three week long official visit
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The Trump administration and China are injecting a note of caution after declaring a temporary truce on trade.
U.S. Treasury Security Steven Mnuchin said Monday on CNBC that President Donald Trump is reserving the right to reimpose tariffs against Chinese goods if the two countries can't agree on specifics to bring down the massive trade deficit with Beijing.
China's government also said Monday it cannot guarantee trade tensions with Washington can be permanently avoided.
In a joint statement issued Saturday, Beijing agreed with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China, but it did not commit to a specific amount.
Mnuchin says that the joint statement amounted to a suspension of tar...