William Dalrymple as a realist story-teller

William Dalrymple is a great modern historian. He was a very popular History Exhibitioner at illustrious Trinity College, Cambridge University. He is also a great storyteller, narrator, journalist, historian and a very keen traveller. His travelogues are so popular and amazingly narrative that they have become a part of literature. In 1989, Dalrymple moved to […]

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China’s Outrageous Coronavirus Blame Game

China is ramping up aggressive propaganda efforts to pin the blame for the coronavirus pandemic on the United States. Less than three months ago, however, when the first cases of COVID-19 showed up, the Chinese government began censoring social media that employed keywords such as “unknown Wuhan pneumonia.” It punished users for “spreading rumors” and […]

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Trump’s Strategic Foresight Is Being Put to the Test

The ancient Greeks believed that true leadership in crisis came down to what they called pronoia–the Greek word for “strategic foresight.” Some statesman, such as Pericles and Themistocles, had it. Most others, such as the often brilliant and charismatic but impulsive Alcibiades, usually did not. “Foresight” in crisis means sizing up a nation’s assets and […]

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Corona Poem

Wash hands like Lady Macbeth, Seclude like Miss Havisham for health. Put off and delay your tasks like Hamlet, Maintain distance like Elizabeth Bennett. Don’t run like Desdemona dear, Don’t cry and go mad like King Lear. Eat like Falstaff and protect, Put on masks like Benedict. Be proud like Darcy and avoid dancing with […]

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Coronavirus stimulus bill teeters again, Graham lights into Dems’ ‘nickel-and-diming while people are dying’

FoxNews Just hours after President Trump’s top economic adviser said Congress was close to agreeing on an unprecedented $6 trillion stimulus plan, tensions abruptly ratcheted back up again on Capitol Hill Tuesday night — with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham taking to the Senate floor and calling for an immediate end to negotiations because he said Democrats were “nickel-and-diming […]

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The Truth About the Charge That Trump ‘Eliminated’ White House Pandemic Office Before Coronavirus

A chief line of attack during the coronavirus crisis from former Obama administration officials and leading Democrats is that President Donald Trump shut down a White House office on pandemics that might have stopped COVID-19 from spreading–or at least alleviated the threat.  The attack is based on a 2018 decision by then-national security adviser John […]

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COVID-19: The Story of Rio Giardinieri That The Media Does Not Want You to Know About

A Florida man diagnosed with coronavirus, he said his life was saved from certain death by an anti-malaria drug touted as a possible treatment by President Trump. Rio Giardinieri, 52, told Los Angeles’ Fox 11 that he struggled with horrendous back pain, headaches, cough and fatigue for five days after catching COVID-19, possibly at a conference in […]

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This is How We Could Beat this Virus By April, A Massive Medical Study Started Today

NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital is a nonprofit academic medical center in New York City affiliated with two Ivy League medical schools: Columbia University is starting a study today on an older malaria drug hydroxychloroquine ( Plaquenil) and azithromycin, an antibiotic used against bacterial pneumonia. The Cleveland Clinic is starting their study on the drue combo tomorrow, they are rushing to see […]

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