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An Indian in China

06.28.2010 · Posted in Art, China, History, Religion, Uncategorized

I’m back to blogging after a hiatus resulting from various travels, including several weeks in China. To begin with, I thought I would share a few observations from my time there. I do not profess to be a China expert, and likely will never be, so treat these merely for what they are: uninformed observations ...

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Linkfest: January 23, 2009

The Indian Express argues that Obama cannot afford to cut Pakistan any slack, while The Tribune remains sceptical as to whether Washington’s tripling of non-military aid to Pakistan will have any positive impact. Harsh Pant writes that while Obama’s presidency may be good for America, it’s bad news for India because of Obama’s protectionism, his proposed ...

Linkfest: January 19, 2009

A new phase in post-Mumbai wrangling between India and Pakistan, with the Pakistani government attempting to sway international diplomatic opinion in response to the Indian government’s release of the Mumbai evidence dossier.  The government of Pakistan also, apparently, demands the extradition of suspects behind the 2007 Samjhauta Express bombings in exchange for handing over Mumbai ...