M K Bhadrakumar

  • No matter what the Chinese may say about 2012 being the year of the dragon, this is going to be the year of the Taliban so far as the United States is concerned.The New Year began with an exciting media “leak” by senior United States officials in Washington that the Barack Obama ...

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  • The United States-Pakistan relationship has reached a turning point reminiscent of the run-up to October 1958, when Washington encouraged General Ayub Khans coup, apprehending the coming into power of an elected government in Pakistan that might have refused to collaborate as the USs Cold War ally ...

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  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai has seriously dented the credibility of one of the noblest institutions of his countrys history and culture. A large number of Afghans today would hope that the institution of the loya jirga (grand tribal assembly) survives Karzais presidency. There are very few ...

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  • Along the midriff of Eurasia, an engrossing battle of wits may have begun that could phenomenally transform the post-Soviet space. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putins recent call for forming a Eurasian Union now seems more like a prescient call of the bugle. The seven-year sentence handed down ...

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