Articles on Afghanistan The Way Out of Afghanistan January 13, 2011 A Deal with the Taliban? February 25, 2010 My Life with the Taliban by Abdul Salam Zaeef, translated from the Pashto and edited by Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn The Afghanistan Impasse October 8, 2009 To Live or to Perish Forever: [...]
These are the initial revelations and reactions. We are sure that Assange would not rest at this. We await his new assaults on public diplomacy efforts of the world!
The Korean attacks have opened many a questions to this Asian quagmire- from an ailing Kim to food shortages, all are on the horizon. A quick settlement would ensure peace and if North is allowed to live through this blackmail – it would be that much more difficult controlling it in future.
For those who want to look beyond 2010, the New Year will usher an era where Burmese parliament includes 25 per cent army officers, more than 50 per cent from the USPD, and less than 25 per cent from the NUP. Only a lucky few from other parties can hope to seat in the new legislature. All of them will be under the thumb of General Than Shwe in association with Maung Aye. This is the kind of change that can be expected.
NATO in Focus What We Must Do for Iraq Now NYT By JOSEPH R. BIDEN Jr. Iraq still needs American help to strengthen its security forces and get its new government running smoothly. Russia-NATO strategic partnership may be easier said than done XINHUA NATO adopts plan for Afghan war Post President Obama says he is [...]
Like everyone else we stopped to celebrate the spirit of the victory of good over evil. There we realised that we may be bombarding the “in boxes” with too much content each day. So this Diwali we too decided to cut the flab and make the news and analysis a weekly affair to be released [...]
Bombs Were Designed to Destroy Planes, U.S. Believes NYT Officials believe the two bombs in last week’s plot, one of which had traveled on passenger planes, were intended to blow up the aircraft carrying them. Explosives tied to al-Qaeda bomb-maker Post Investigators examining explosives found in packages intercepted in Britain and Dubai suspect the material, preliminarily [...]
Believe in something big. Your life is worth a noble motive. ~ Walter Anderson Taking Harder Stance Toward China, Obama Lines Up Allies NYT Concluding that China has little intention of working with the United States on issues like currency, trade and security, the administration is building coalitions to confront it. The world’s not enough Unlike [...]