Donald Trump's decision to go after Big Tech by making the eradication of Section 230 a condition for approving a major Congressional defence bill may be part of some broader strategy, believe US observers, explaining why the president has resorted to the unusual option.
A change of the US administration in the White House will not affect India's insistence upon its foreign and domestic policy remaining independent of outside influence, says Amrita Dhillon, a foreign affairs analyst and founding editor of The Kootneeti magazine, who stresses that New Delhi is ready to work with any duly elected president.
Independent access to space has become one of Turkey's national priorities under the Recep Tayyip Erdogan government. Turkey's Space Agency head, Serdar Hüseyin Yildirim, has shed light on the agency's priorities, plans, aspirations, and joint projects underway.
We’ve had the Thrilla in Manila, the Rumble in the Jungle, and now we have the Tussle in Brussels, as this weekend Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron dust off their boxing gloves and prepare to square up against each other for a fight to defend their fishing rights.
The global arena of next geopolitics has begun to shift as events further divide the tech landscape while also integrating regions in the Asia-Pacific in unprecedented trade deals. Experts are now tasked with asking questions about the future of emerging technologies and how countries may use them for geopolitical aims.
The US president so far refuses to concede defeat in the 2020 election, arguing that it was "stolen" from him as a result of massive voter fraud in several states and promising to the challenge the outcome in the court system. To date, however, his legal team has not succeeded in delivering on that promise.
Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act (CDA) is legislation that shields tech companies from lawsuits over user content. However, many, including US President Donald Trump, suggest that the tech giants have been exercising censorship, and the legislation that protects them from legal action should be removed.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pleaded with Britons to not “relax their guard” following next week’s first deployment of COVID-19 coronavirus vaccinations. Britain is the first nation to authorise the new Pfizer/BioNTech inoculation and has suffered nine months of lockdowns and over 60,000 coronavirus deaths.
The Biden administration attaches particular importance to its future Asia policy, say international scholars, expecting a new round of Sino-American trade talks, an upgraded version of the Obama-era "Pivot to Asia" strategy, and a continuing dispute over the South China Sea between the US and the People's Republic.
The UK has become the first country to license the vaccine developed by the American pharma giant Pfizer in collaboration with German biotechnology company BioNTech. International virology experts have discussed new vaccines entering the market, their efficacy, and ability to curb the spread of COVID.
Britain left the European Union on 31 January after 47 years of membership. However, the sides still can’t negotiate a post-Brexit agreement. Brussels has signalled that the talks have reached a “make-or-break” moment”. Both sides have until the end of the year to come up with an agreement, otherwise the UK will leave without a deal.
The effects of global warming have prompted the international community to shift to renewable and cleaner forms of energy. The International Energy Agency said that biomethane and biogas have strong potential to transform the global energy system.
Donald Trump's ambitious military and civilian space programmes may undergo certain changes should ex-Vice President Joe Biden occupy the Oval Office, say space policy specialists Dr Namrata Goswami and Ian Whittaker, explaining how the next administration is likely to shape the US space agenda.
Joe Biden's decision to pick Neera Tanden, the president of the think tank Centre for American Progress (CAP), as his director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has raised eyebrows on both sides of the political spectrum. British and American observers have discussed Tanden's nomination and hurdles in her path to the position.
Shocking details of overcrowding and mistreatment have emerged from a facility that the British government has been using to accommodate hundreds of asylum seekers, according to a new investigative report from Shadia Edwards-Dashti.
The newly introduced tier system has been met with resentment from some Tory MPs and cautious scepticism from the Labour Party. British academic Darren Lilleker has explained why Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan triggers concerns and fears among members of parliament and ordinary Britons.
In 2014, Scotland voted to remain within the UK in what was called a “once in a generation” referendum. Since that time, Edinburgh has been demanding a second vote on independence, citing Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union. In the 2016 Brexit referendum, a small majority of Scots voted again to stay in the bloc.
We all know what the 7.8 billion people of Earth will wish for this Christmas and New Year – a world without the coronavirus pandemic. The question is - will we able to spend the most wonderful time of the year with our loved ones? Authorities in some countries have already warned citizens to prepare for a “digital Christmas”.
Matt Braynard, who runs the Voter Integrity Project, has recently taken to Twitter to claim that the FBI was "proactively and directly" requesting files from the initiative's independent probe into allegations of voter fraud in the US presidential election.
Bahraini Minister of Industry and Trade Zayed Al Zayani will arrive in Israel later today, bringing along a big delegation of businessmen and officials to discuss the boosting of economic ties between the two countries.