Times of India Taming Pak terror, US style
How did the Taliban-friendly Pakistan become the USA key ally in its war on terror? Washington decimated Kabul and Baghdad, so how does it plan to tame Islamabad and its network of terror?
JOSY JOSEPH reports
Financial Express Abusive
rhetoric, insipid whine
Yashwant Sinha refers to Manmohan Singh as Shikhandi, the connotation being eunuch. Is it because they have never heard the word, haven’t read the Mahabharata or is it that they do not see the indignity of Sinha’s utterance?
asks MALVIKA SINGH
Asia Times The war for water
Decisions on using water have to be made by communities themselves, not by governments situated thousands of kilometres
away, says K ANJI REDDY
Asia Times Why al-Qaeda is winning
As nihilistic as it may be, al-Qaeda is a major success: three years after September 11, it is a global brand and a global movement. This brand does not have much to do with Islam, but it has everything to do with the globalization of the fight against imperialism. And imperialism is widely seen as having its center in
Washington, writes PEPE ESCOBAR
Deccan Herald Is there a way out of this ‘Dismal Circle’?
Another Olympics, another dismal performance, another dismal result, and another dismal analysis. When will this all stop?
ASHISH BALLAL wonders whether this “Dismal Circle” will ever leave Indian