Ravi Batra

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Ravi Batra is the head of a boutique law firm in Manhattan that handles complex constitutional, sovereignty, torture, civil and criminal cases, representing governments, corporates and individuals, with landmark legal victories, including, libel in fiction, in “Batra v. Dick Wolf.” He is Chairman & CEO, Greenstar Global Energy Corp., King Danylo of Galicia International Ltd., Mars & Pax Advisors, Ltd., Chairman of National Advisory Council on South Asian Affairs, and since September 2021, Advisor for Legal and Humanitarian Affairs to the Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations. He is invited by various governments to address High Level Ministerial events, including, on Counter-Terrorism, including, Astana (Nur-Sultan), Dushanbe, Minsk and Delhi. He has testified in Congress as an invitee of the Chair, U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, and interacted with U.S. Department of State from 1984 -1990, and then again, from 2006, during the tenures of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Rex Tillerson, Mike Pompeo and Antony Blinken. He has served as Commissioner of New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE), Trustee on New York State IOLA Board, New York State Judicial Screening Committee for the Second Judicial Department, City Bar’s Judicial Committee, Vice-Chair of Kings County Democratic County Committee’s Independent Judicial Screening Committee for the then-2nd Judicial Department of Brooklyn and Staten Island, Chair of NYSTLA’ Judicial Independence Committee, with many more bar leadership roles, including, NYSBA’s House of Delegates for four years. He has served as Advisor for Legal & Human Rights Affairs to the Permanent Mission of Ukraine post-annexation of Crimea till 2021, and Legal Advisor to numerous nations’ permanent missions to the U. N. since 2009, including, India, Pakistan, Honduras and Malta. He has served: as Global Special Counsel to The Antonov Company in Ukraine, a state-owned company, and was registered with the Justice Dept pursuant to FARA; and as Special Global Advisor to Rector/President of both - National Aviation University of Ukraine and National Technical University of Ukraine/KPI. He remains involved in geopolitics and public policy since the mid-1980's, starting with being on House Speaker Tip O’Neill’s Speaker’s Club and appointed member of NACSAA during President Ronald Reagan’s tenure. In 1988, he was part of U.S. Attorney General Ed Meese’s Delegation to Japan to resolve bilateral trade imbalance. He regularly interacts with the multilateral diplomatic community, and during the High Level UNGA Debate, with heads of State/Government. He is sought for his views as a speaker and writer. Starting September 11, 2021, he is now a publisher of The America Times Company Ltd.
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Publishers’ Note: United States of America – who are we?

“In Congress, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America, When in the course of human events, it becomes...

Peter Daszak Sued by Ravi Batra for Funding the Lab Creation of SARS-CoV2

New York - COVD19-survivor Ravi Batra has sued Peter Daszak, President of EcoHealth Alliance Inc., and his immunologist wife Janet Cottingham in NYS Supreme...

Ancient India Celebrates Her 75th Independent Tryst With Destiny: Indivisible with USA, and PM...

“At the Stroke of the Midnight Hour…” Pandit Nehru spoke of ancient India being born again on August 15, 1947, and promised a “tryst with...
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Happy Birthday America! Did we survive January 6th’s Wake Up Call?

American Exceptionalism burns brightly Not since June 15, 1215 Magna Carta at Runnymede did the world evolve to its latest and highest milestone -...

#DanielPearl #JeSuis Juif #We Are All Jewish #Kristallnacht

New York - It was April 2, 2020, and dear Eliot L. Engel, then-Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) issued a Tweet: “Deeply concerned...

Ravi Batra Shares First Hand Account of Recovery from COVID-19 in New York

In his own words Ravi Batra writes about being infected with COVID-19 and the recovery with patience, faith and support of the medical profession...

Trump & Modi – Precedents Broken & History Corrected

New York - Precedents were broken and protocol-embedded wisdom discarded in Houston today when PM Modi introduced President Trump at the “HowdyModi” event. Typically,...

Kashmir – Heaven on Earth; Only If You Remember Louisiana and Alaska

New York - Once upon a time, far, far away was a magical Kingdom lovingly ruled by a great Hindu Maharaja Hari Singh, with...

Attorney Batra Addresses Unique Problem in El Paso

El Paso - A number of asylum seekers detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) El Paso field office, including dozens from India,...

Elections Matter, Our Republic, Boiling Senate

New York - Elections matter; Lindsey Graham is right about that observation. The party that controls the White House gets to nominate; and the...

Trump Dilemma: Present Imperfect, Future Tense

New York - The cascading events, generally are layered and rarely, as now, erupt into a crescendo from an approaching constitutional crisis. Initially, let me disclose...

A Response to Neera Tanden from Ravi Batra

Washington, DC - With the President-elect Donald Trump winning the 2016 US Presidential election, there has been a lot of criticism from some democrats,...

The CIA Report of September 8, 1981: All Good News

A declassified Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) document claimed that after returning to power in 1980, the then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had considered...

UN Urges Member States to Protect the Rights of the Child

New York - As a society from time immemorial, from the Head Caveman to Caesars, kings and emperors to all the way to present-day...

Time to Celebrate as NYC Cop Returns from India

New York - Having been very troubled by NYPD Officer Manny Encarnacion's arrest and being charged in India for his 3-bullets in his checked...

Removal of a Foreign Citizen from a Foreign Sovereign: the Durable Injustice

New York - The impressive Mission Impossible-like clockwork in the removal of the Richards family, two days prior to the public arrest of DCG...

Arrest of Indian Diplomat: Need for Recalibration in US Diplomacy

New York - Valuable bilateral ties require a graceful resolution of the arrested and charged India's Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade even as we...

Op-Ed: Snowden’s PRISM

New York - Eddie Snowden has unleashed into the sunlight a core shadowy principle of statecraft, which Ronald Reagan, in the midst of his...

Election 2012 – Eye Opener for Americans

New York - Barack Obama's "blowout" win of the Electoral College, 332 to 206, which includes Florida, while the popular vote was a near...