Category Archives: U.S.

Response to CPI(M) Objections against the Indo-US Nuclear Deal

Back­ground Woke alert­ed me to a “con­cern ques­tion­naire” by the CPI(M) on the Indo-US nuclear agree­ment. The CPI(M) has asked for “clar­i­fi­ca­tion” on 9 issues. It wants answers to 9 ques­tions, that are detailed in this arti­cle in the DNA. It is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yearning for Sense Beyond the Earth

At the start of the day, I was almost sure I was going to write about how the world doesn’t seem like a place that I’m proud to be in. Depress­ing Scene The Indi­an Left want­ed India to be Left … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Are Blogging Journalists Shielded?

A US con­gres­sion­al pan­el on Wednes­day vot­ed, against the Bush administration’s wish­es, to shield jour­nal­ists includ­ing adver­tis­ing-sup­­port­ed blog­gers from hav­ing to reveal their con­fi­den­tial sources in many sit­u­a­tions. This is a major mile­stone in the ongo­ing bat­tle between free­dom of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Detroit Superbowl XL

I was for­tu­nate to be liv­ing in down­town Detroit when it host­ed the Super­bowl. For the unini­ti­at­ed, Super­bowl is the cham­pi­onship game of the Nation­al Foot­ball League (NFL) in the US. Super­bowl Sun­day is a de-fac­­to nation­al hol­i­day. It is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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US should not invade Pakistan

Fol­low­ing a state­ment by the US intel­li­gence chief that he believes Bin Laden is alive and hid­ing in Pak­istan, come fears that the White House may actu­al­ly con­sid­er raid­ing the Pak­istan trib­al areas to try to cap­ture Bin Laden. Some opin­ions … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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India US Nuclear Deal — We’ve Done It!

I’m a staunch sup­port­er of the India US Nuclear Deal and have defend­ed it in the past. (If you’re new to my blog, do read my response to the Forbes arti­cle that was dis­parag­ing and caus­tic about India’s inten­tions because of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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