August 2018

Jahangir’s World Times

Trump’s Protectionism and Isolationism

Trump's Protectionism and Isolationism

By: Shahidul Anam Khan Making America isolated again “Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice?” – George Washington, Farewell Address [September 17, 1796] Donald Trump’s slogan “America First,” which he …

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The US-China Trade War

The US-China Trade War

Trade wars have finally begun. After exchanging several threats over the last few months, both the United States and China have imposed a tariff of 25% on imports worth $34 billion. This marks the official beginning of what China dubs as “the biggest trade war in economic history”. While this trade war is far from the biggest the world has …

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Letters to the Editor (August 2018)

NO ELECTRICITY IN MAKRAN For the last many days, Makran Division has been facing the scourge of water shortage and scorching heat due to suspension of electricity from Iran. Earlier, the low voltage of electricity and extended load shedding had caused many people in this area to bear the brunt of electricity shortage. Many affluent people have installed solar panels, …

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