What is Trump’s Syria strategy?

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump said the U.S. “will be coming out of Syria very soon.” This Friday, he bombed the country. This leaves one scrambling to understand what the U.S. strategy is in Syria. The latest strike, jointly carried out by the U.S., the U.K. and France, is a retaliation to what they…

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Mary Kom claims gold in Commonwealth Games debut

The legend of M.C. Mary Kom (48kg) grew larger as she added the Commonwealth Games gold to her packed medal cabinet, thrashing Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara in the final on Saturday. The 35-year-old five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist was competing in her debut Commonwealth Games, also perhaps her last, and made it a memorable…

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US and allies launch strikes on Syria

U.S. Donald Trump announced late Friday that a joint US-British-French operation had been launched on Syria, targeting the “criminal” regime of Bashar al-Assad and saying an alleged chemical attack had marked a “significant escalation.” “A short time ago, I ordered the United States armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical…

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