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- Looking Afresh at Kashmir - Intrinsic, Prudential or Systemic?
Every academic argument made so far has already been made before, and tried in some way, shape or form.
- That Day, 2001
I've witnessed eight anniversaries in the U.S. since and the memories are still as vivid, the pain still as fresh.
- Movie Review: The Expendables
Escapism has long been seen as appropriate fare, with the hope that the 99ers will satiate their anger and frustration through the flickers on the
- Movie Review: Tere Bin Laden - A Brilliant Comedy
A side-splitting comedy/satire, that feeds on the stupidity and prejudice of the US authorities and on the goof-ups of Pakistani intelligence.
- Book Review: Open Government
Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice
- Delusional in Afghanistan
The quagmire in Afghanistan, deepened by the decision to commit 30,000 more soldiers by President Obama is anything but farce.
- Of Desis, Settlers and Flotillas in Israel
Even if the success rate is high, time is against those Israelis who believe that might is right and they will always get their way.
- Bank Risks - Show Me The Money And Who Owns It
Bank risk taking varies positively with the comparative power of shareholders within the corporate governance structure of each bank.
- Modi Vis-a-Vis MEA
At last the dust has settled, of course after some tough talks by our MEA officials to their counter parts...
- Pakistan's New Problem
In Pakistan, the US is the most hated country and is often considered to be the top villain in conspiracy theories.
- Terrorism: Let Us Get to The Negotiating Table
Continuing the old Policy of an Eye for an Eye, will be foolishness. We need to invite them to the table, find a Golden Truce
- Capitalism, Socialism and Gasoline
If wishes were horses, commonsense would be jobless!
- Making Sense of the European Crisis
The simplest way out of a debt crisis is to inflate your way out.
- The Hanzakuts of The Lost Horizon - Imminent Catastrophe
A catastrophe that occurs once in a hundred years is imminent in the next 20 days.
- Ajmal Kasab And Faisal Shahzad - Double Faults
Why would an educated man with a good job and a family plant a car bomb in Times Square?
- Sustainable Development in Haiti
London reinvented itself after the Great Fire. I hope Haiti does the same after this earthquake
- Unique Identification Number: The Politics of Privacy and Information
The new power is not money in the hands of the few, but information in the hands of the government.
- Poem: Weary of Myself
Am weary of your politics, You offer nothing But only promise
- What's Cooking in Uncle Sam's Pot?
What is the total availability of these resources and what can be the lasting solution of mankind’s energy requirements?
- The New Great Game in Afghanistan
After the two superpowers fighting their turf battles in Afghanistan, it is now the turn of two regional powers India and Pakistan to do the
- March-ing Ahead
Of all the gin joints in the world, Maqbool had to walk into a Gulf Kingdom!
- Tarbela Dam & Karkoram Highway Threatened in Pakistan
The question that should be boggling every Indian’s mind is how can India help?
- Obama's Curse
He is seen as the preacher-in-chief rather than the commander-in-chief.
- Shaikh Dr Tahir ul-Qadri Issues Anti-Terrorism Fatwa Without Teeth
Following the global anti-terrorism Fatwa launched in London it's time the public (including Muslims) question the motives of these "advisors".
- Technology Lapses
Technology fails to prove its absoluteness.
- The Changing Geopolitics of South Asia
It looks like Deja vu all over again.
- Technology Betrayal
Technology is more or less fallible, even useless.
- United Nations' “Voodoo Science”: Churned by Jealous Advocacy Groups
India has walked out of UN body for Climate Control. It should also walk out of UNIFEM.
- Drones for Pakistan - a Potential Game Changer
What is all the more striking about this is that being unmanned, these are actually controlled by operators who could be sitting anywhere in the
- Book Review: The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets
I highly recommend this Bloodaxe anthology for its reach and range, and for a comprehensive and erudite introduction to Indian poetry in English.
- The World Awakens to China
These seem to point to a new belligerent attitude of the Chinese who are ready to flex their muscles to indicate that they have arrived
- China - No More Gimmicks
In recent days, a lot of voices are being heard warning about the Chinese Bubble.
- The Haiti Earthquake - Do Your Part for Relief
Our World, Your Move - In Haiti
- Earthquake Strikes Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Killing Thousands
Disaster strikes a land that needs no further disasters to strike
- BRIC Economics - Peering Into The Future
Predictions are powerful because when they are made by influential people they become self-fulfilling prophecie
- Another Bungled Blow-up: Passengers Safe, Suspect Apprehended
How much more can the airport security be tightened?
- No Cop-out At Copenhagen
Copenhagen climate meet produces some positives
- The Democracy Delusion
The claim of India being a functional democracy stands on a sand pool.
- 2010-11: Crucial Period for South Asia
Mr. Obama's Afghanistan plan has Pakistan as its weakest link which is likely to make the whole region insecure
- Obama's Surge in Afghanistan
Mr. Obama seems to be erring on the side of the carrot with no stick in the background.
- Pakistan’s Woes Deepen
A concatenation of unpleasant events seems to be engulfing Pakistan.
- The Chinese Situation
While China has suppressed rights and expanded its infrastructure, India has thrived on its diversity and democracy, encouraging freedom of speech and thought.
- 26/11 - 'One India' is an Overstatement, Solidarity a Farce
Please stop talking about this myth of one India. Our solidarity is very selective and selfish
- Movie Review: Kurbaan - Typically Stereotypical
Kurbaan proves yet again that Karan Johar is incapable of churning out anything but the worst stereotypes.
- Will Obama be a One-term President?
Can his charm and goodwill work the miracle?
- Change, or the Climate Will Change You!
India needs to gain the strategic and the moral high ground in this game to be a recognized leader of the world. Can we do
- Running With the Hare and Hunting With the Hounds
How many people in 1980 ever thought that the Berlin wall would come down one day?
- Will Manmohan Get An Economic Nobel?
We are happy this way; this Nobel is quite inconsistent with Eastern values
- President Barack Obama Awarded 2009 Nobel Peace Prize
Another question that lingers in my mind when I hear of the Nobel peace prize is why did Mahatma Gandhi never receive one?
- Roman Polanski, Child Rapist, Supported by Global Film Community
Would they feel the same way if this happened to one of their own near and dear children?
- The Shadow of the Great Game: Partition of India & British Strategic Interests
Lacking the effervescence of bubbly champagne his book can be best described as a vapid rethreading of other people's books.
- Arctic at Risk Because of Global Warming
Ice levels down, animals and native human population getting affected
- Nawwab and I: September 11
It must be this day in 1906
- Lessons From 9/11 for India to Prevent Another 26/11
The Indian media had no hesitations in billing it as India's 9/11
- Poetry: sign of times
the single lane expanded to two / then four...weaving a web across towns / with their main streets / mcdonalds and walmarts
- Torture, Cover-up and the American Civil Liberties Union - A Desi Connection
War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity should not go unpunished.
- Senator Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (1932 - 2009)
"The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die."
- Soul Search Or Strip Search?
The brouhaha over a US airline detaining Shah Rukh Khan. Is it worth it?