Iran Threatens to Wipe out Israel in Half Hour If US Attacks Them

In a local television interview Sunday, a senior Iranian lawmaker threatened that Israel will not survive if the United States attacks his country.

Could Iran Emerge as the Middle East Superpower?

With the Trump administration’s nationalistic sentiment of “America First” and a reduction of global political leverage, the world’s hegemony steps back. As a result, the international system is shifting to multipolarity of dominant regional superpowers.

Taiwan Seeks to Join Fight Against Global Warming

The Paris Agreement on climate change, was signed in New York in April by 175 countries—the largest, single-day signing ceremony in history. Every nation has been encouraged to join the chorus of voices combating climate change. So why has Taiwan been left on the sidelines?

Myanmar: Transition Within Transition

The elections are over and the transition towards a democratic government in Myanmar is currently underway. However, the sailing isn't smooth. By Rajiv Bhatia.

Minigrids: The Next Energy Beacon

Village-scale solar-powered minigrids are the most promising path for India to meet its linked aims of GDP growth and access to electricity for all. By Sarraju Narasinga Rao.

Viewpoints: North Korea Tests Nuclear Bomb

North Korea conducted its fourth hydrogen bomb test last week, and reactions from around the world have ranged from outrage and alarm to dismissiveness.

Falling Price of Solar Affects India-U.S. Nuclear Deal

Solar power is now priced competitively with traditional forms of energy, which makes new nuclear power plants financially unviable. By Amit Bhandari.

Germany's Energy Model for India

Germany has been acting as an international leader in reducing its carbon footprint, and India can learn a lot from Germany's example in trying to meet its own targets. By Jivanta Schöttli.

The Tibetan People's Limited Options

For 65 years China has been taking over Tibet, abusing Tibetans and destroying their culture, and no one's doing anything about it. By Carla Lopez.

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