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In India, a Spectre is Haunting Us All by JOHN PILGER

In five-star hotels on Mumbai’s seafront, children of the rich squeal joyfully as they play hide and seek. Nearby, at the National Theatre for the Performing Arts, people arrive for the Mumbai Literary Festival: famous authors and notables drawn from … Continue reading

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Rage escalates over sexual violence plaguing India – SMH – 29 Dec.12

AS THE 23-year-old victim of a brutal gang rape nearly two weeks ago fights for her life in hospital, further cases of police indifference and political insensitivity to sexual violence in India continue to disturb the country. The woman has … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Sino-Indian War – Peter Lee

China is looking for a “Western” pivot to counter the United States’ diplomatic and military inroads with its East Asian neighbors such as Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Myanmar. For China’s strategists, as an interesting analysis in the Indian Express … Continue reading

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Musharraf threatened India with nuke attack in 2001 – Daily Times – 16 Jun.12

LONDON: Former president Pervez Musharraf, through his army generals in 2001, warned that Pakistan could launch a nuclear strike within eight seconds if India did not stop killing of its own people and putting the blame on ‘freedom fighters’.

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