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    An insecure arsenal

    Praful Bidwai
    17 November 2009
    Article

    The task of securing Pakistan’s nuclear facilities against an extremist takeover cannot be left to the U.S. alone.

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    Uprooted: Foreign military bases and forced displacement

    Wilbert van der Zeijden
    17 November 2009
    Article

    Expulsion, or displacement, directly caused by the decision of a government to make way for a military base, is but one of the many problems local communities face when they are confronted with a foreign military presence.

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    What's behind Obama's rhetoric of nuclear restraint?

    Achin Vanaik
    05 October 2009
    Article
    The discourse of concern about nuclear non-proliferation by the biggest and most obscene of all nuclear culprits – the US – serves admirably as one line of attack on countries like Iran and as a disguise for the US’s deeper and wider motives in West and East Asia.
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    First Person: Bomb blasts and an ‘encounter’

    Mahtab Alam Delhi
    22 September 2009
    In the media
    It has been almost a year since police randomly picked up young Muslims from a Muslim ghetto in Delhi full of aspiring students and youngsters from small towns seeking a professional career.
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    How many bombs does India need?

    Praful Bidwai
    18 September 2009
    Article
    India already has more than 100 fission weapons, each enough to kill up to two million people. This is deterrence enough.
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    H-bomb or a fizzle?

    Praful Bidwai
    08 September 2009
    Article
    The claim that the May 1998 thermonuclear test failed should not be used to demand further testing. India does not need hydrogen bombs for security
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    The great capitulation

    Praful Bidwai
    07 September 2009
    Article
    Indians and Pakistanis have to develop a common, rational understanding of the partition story that is free of nationalist prejudice -- although Jaswant Singh makes little contribution to this.
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    The EU-India Free Trade Agreement

    Traidcraft
    24 August 2009
    Article
    Negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) between the EU and India could pose serious threats to India’s development and to efforts to redress poverty and inequality.
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    When corporations capture the state

    Praful Bidwai
    07 August 2009
    Article
    The danger of a corporate capture of government isn't imaginary, and corporations represent narrow profit-seeking interests of businessmen whose forte is not Constitutional values.
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    Sinking billions into nuclear weapons

    Praful Bidwai
    03 August 2009
    Article
    India's nuclear weapons pursuit is leading to a runaway increase in arms spending, in which its adversaries become the decision maker.
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    Spurring nuclear Bhopals?

    Praful Bidwai
    01 August 2009
    Article
    U.S. and Indian industry pressure to cap liability for civilian nuclear accidents will create a regime that shields offending corporations and punishes the public.
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    UPA’s early drift

    Praful Bidwai
    16 July 2009
    Article
    The government has not made a break with conservative and neoliberal policies despite the election’s message and its own promises.
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    Back to basics

    Praful Bidwai
    30 June 2009
    Article
    The Left can recover from its rout only through radical rethinking and mass mobilisation on working people’s gut-level issues
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    Factional War Grows As The Party Sinks

    Praful Bidwai
    25 June 2009
    Article
    The BJP’s multiple crises are now set to worsen—including its ideological confusion, its political mobilisation crisis, and its organisational crisis.
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    A caring State

    Praful Bidwai
    25 June 2009
    Article
    Unless Left parties acknowledge their blunders and rebuild their links with progressive intellectuals and civil society activists, and involve them as well in changing course, they will face marginalisation and a historic decline.
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    A mixed bag

    Praful Bidwai
    20 June 2009
    Article
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    The left must keep left

    Achin Vanaik
    19 June 2009
    Article
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    BJP hammered, Congress boosted, Left warned

    Praful Bidwai
    23 May 2009
    Article

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