In short, there is no link between the market economy and paid news. Capitalism certainly is not the culprit. So who is? Now, this is not a whodunit that needs a Sherlock Holmes or a Miss Maple to find the culprit. It’s not an elusive entity but an elephant in the room—almost complete breakdown of the rule of law.
Was this a localised problem within the band culture and limited to the social media world or really reflection of radicalism taking deep roots in Kashmiri society?
Af Pak Why It’s Time to Negotiate With the Taliban – The Atlantic opinion Official: Pakistani Troops Kill 54 Militants in NW – Associated Press Al Qaeda Returns to Afghanistan - PBS opinion Pakistan’s Problem: It’s Not British Enough – Daily Telegraph opinion Arab World Keeping Ahead of Qaddafi – New York Times editorial U.S. Faces a Libya [...]
South Asia The Consequences of Qur’an Burning – The Guardian opinion Deadly Protests Against Quran Burning Spread in Afghanistan - VOA Protests Over Koran Burning Reach Kandahar – New York Times Protests Against Koran Burning Spread in Afghanistan – Washington Post Spy Chief’s Tenure Is Extended in Pakistan – New York Times As India Rises, Northeast [...]
Libya ‘Odyssey’ or Limited Engagement? Mission Title Confusing - FOX News The Libya Calculation – Los Angeles Times editorial Does Duty Call in Libya? – Los Angeles Times opinion War of Semantics – New York Times opinion What Obama Should Tell Congress – Washington Post opinion A New Lease on Life for Humanitarianism – Foreign Affairs opinion [...]
Japan Earthquake / Tsunami Toll Rises, Stocks Plunge, Foreigners Flee – Washington Post Japan Says 2nd Reactor May Have Ruptured – New York Times New Fire Reported at Nuclear Plant – Washington Post Setback in Reactor Fight – Wall Street Journal The Arab World Mid-East Unrest: Syrian Protests in Damascus and Aleppo - BBC News The Freedom [...]
The Arabian Revolutions Qaddafi’s Son Warns of Civil War as Libyan Protests Widens: NY Times The son of the Libyan leader, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, warned in a nationally televised address early on Monday that continued anti-government protests could lead to a civil war. Gaddafi loyalists launch attacks against civilians as conflict in Libya escalates Post Libyan [...]
The Arab World Egypt protesters in Cairo standoff Al Zazeera Shots fired in capital’s central square, as anti-government protests continue amid reports of prisons being attacked. As protests swell from Yemen to Egypt, Middle East faces uncertainty Post A wave of political unrest threatening Middle Eastern governments grew ominously larger Thursday as new protests shook impoverished [...]
This Republic Day Let us make the Republic work through good Governance Sino US Relations Whose Chinese Military Is It? FP Hu Jintao’s seeming lack of control over the PLA should worry Washington. In China, Hu’s Successor Is Being Quietly Groomed NYT Following a secretive succession plan sketched out years ago, Mr. Hu has apparantly [...]
China in News Avoiding a U.S.-China cold war – Henry A. Kissinger, Washington Post: In the American-Chinese relationship, the overriding reality is that neither country will ever be able to dominate the other and that conflict between them would exhaust their societies. Can they find a conceptual framework to express this reality? A concept of [...]