Rise of the Nation State
Written By: Senex
Photo credit – Jayanta Chakrabarty
On the eve of the 20th century the world was led by the Europeans. They were the only real powers in the world with the exception of the USA and Japan. The rest of the world was either colonized by the Europeans or were too weak to matter; and like the Ottomans, and other remnants of past powers, were dragged into the Wars by one side or the other. Nationalism was the leading political ideology of the day; each country vying with others for power, and in the process becoming rivals and even bitter enemies. Unlike the previous couple of centuries, this meant dragging the entire world into war since the colonies were mere extensions of whichever European power had colonized them. Entire British
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