By Blogs Desk Published: February 20, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Is this a price either country is willing to pay without at least trying diplomacy and a judicial process first? PHOTO: AFP The Pulwama attack was an unfortunate tragedy and an act of terrorism; one that should be investigated and the perpetrators held accountable. However, it seems that India is more concerned with upholding its anti-Pakistan narrative for a political agenda than actually trying to get justice or finding a solution for the Kashmir issue. The already tense dynamic between the two countries has escalated quickly and relations seem worse than they have been in a long time. But while Pakistan tries to use diplomacy and backchannels to call for peace, India seems to be too busy beating the drums of war. In the wake of this attack and the troubling incidents witnessed in its aftermath, here are a few lessons India should keep in mind before we reach the point of no return. 1. The … [Read more...] about Dear India, here are 7 enlightening lessons to end the blame game. Sincerely, Pakistan!
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Scott Clement and Dan Balz Washington Post January 13, 2019 By a wide margin, more Americans blame President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress than congressional Democrats for the now record-breaking government shutdown, and most reject the president’s assertion that there is an illegal-immigration crisis on the southern border, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll.Support for building a wall on the border, which is the principal sticking point in the stalemate between the president and Democrats, has increased over the past year. Today, 42 percent say they support a wall, up from 34 percent last January. A slight majority of Americans (54 percent) oppose the idea, down from 63 percent a year ago.The increase in support is sharpest among Republicans, whose backing for Trump’s long-standing campaign promise jumped 16 points in the past … [Read more...] about Americans blame Trump and GOP much more than Democrats for shutdown, poll says
President Donald Trump blamed a recent stock market selloff on Democrats and calls for impeachment. “As I have stated many times, if the Democrats take over the House or Senate, there will be disruption to the Financial Markets,” Trump said. Trump also tried to dismiss calls for impeachment from a handful of Democrats. Most investors and analysts laid a good portion of the blame for December’s drop at Trump’s feet. President Donald Trump on Friday pinned recent stock market falls on Democrats retaking the House and some lawmakers calls for impeachment. In a Friday morning Twitter burst, the president took shots at the new House Democratic majority and the impeachment calls from a handful of members. Trump argued these factors contributed to recent declines in the stock market. “As I have stated many times, if the Democrats take over the House or Senate, there will be disruption to the Financial Markets,” Trump said. “We won the Senate, … [Read more...] about Trump attempts to pin blame for the stock market stumbles on House Democrats’ threats to impeach him
The Senate’s top appropriator on Sunday declared that efforts to end the partial government shutdown remain “at a standoff” and urged the White House and congressional lawmakers to stop deflecting blame. “Our negotiations are at an impasse at the moment,” Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said during an interview on CBS’ “Face The Nation” in discussing the funding battle.Story Continued Below “I wish it were not so,” Shelby continued, “but we've got to move away from the blame game — blaming the president, blaming the Democrats, [Rep. Nancy] Pelosi and [Sen. Chuck] Schumer and others — and get back to doing what we're sent there to do: to fund the government.” The shutdown began midnight Friday Dec. 21 after President Donald Trump and Democrats in Congress failed to strike a deal over his request for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The administration has publicly requested roughly $5 billion in taxpayer … [Read more...] about Shutdown talks ‘at a standoff,’ warns top Senate appropriator
Michael Marot Associated Press Published 7:26 PM EST Dec 23, 2018 Indianapolis — Andrew Luck took one peek at the New York Giants’ defense and changed the call. Instead of trying to force the late run coach Frank Reich wanted, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback asked T.Y. Hilton to go up the field with the defenders and Chester Rogers to slide underneath into the flat. It worked brilliantly. Rogers’ 1-yard TD reception with 55 seconds left gave the Colts their first lead of the day, a 28-27 victory over the Giants and a shot to end a three-year playoff drought next week. “I just can’t say how clutch Andrew was on that last drive,” Reich said. “He made a check on that last play. I called a run, he checked to a pass because he saw the pressure.” Actually, Luck faced the same alignment earlier in the game and asked his receivers if they could make the audible work with the game — and perhaps Indy’s … [Read more...] about Sunday’s top NFL game: Andrew Luck keeps Indianapolis Colts in playoff hunt