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  1. Jakarta Water Privatization Today: Dried Water Tap or Change

    Irfan Zamzami, Amrta Institute for Water Literacy
    28 March 2012
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    With protests, rallies and petitions, the message from the public has been clear: the water service in Jakarta should be re-municipalised, to save the water system from financial ruin and the water service from a profit-oriented private sector.

  2. Obama’s Trip to India: Don’t Rush into a Bilateral Investment Treaty

    Sarah Anderson
    28 October 2010
    Article

    The U.S. and India should not sign a treaty that will only serve the short-term interests of large corporations, and undermine the authority of governments to protect their people from financial crisis.

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    India Shamed Into Revising Stand on Junta

    Praful Bidwai
    05 October 2007
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    Pakistan Sinks Deeper Into The Night

    Tariq Ali
    05 November 2007
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    Pakistan: Following India into the Pit

    Eqbal Ahmad
    01 August 1998
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    Halting the descent into medieval barbarity

    Praful Bidwai
    23 October 2006
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    This Is Going to Hurt

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 November 2006
    Article
  8. To rebuild lives,

    Praful Bidwai
    08 July 2010
    Article

    The Bhopal GoM’s proposals fall short of recommending the minimum the victims deserve in reparation. They also fail to hold Carbide’s and its successor Dow’s feet to the fire.

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    Overcoming the challenge to the right to water in Asia

    Mary Ann B. Manahan, Focus on the Global South
    28 March 2012

    Speech delivered during the implementation of the right to water and sanitation transversal session of the Alternative World Water Forum/Forum Alternatif Mondial d’Eau. The session was moderated by Sylvie Paquerot, University of Ottawa and the panelists include Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians; Arthur Manuel, Defenders of the Land; Pedro Arrojo, Water for New Culture/University of Zaragosa; and Alexandros Kastrinakis, Initiative 136 in Greece. 

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    Nukes for all

    John Gittings
    06 November 2006
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    Grist for the ‘degree mills’

    Praful Bidwai
    23 September 2006
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    Washington allows no good deed to go unpunished

    Saul Landau
    15 March 2007
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    Responding to Musharraf's self-goal

    Praful Bidwai
    17 September 2007
    Article
  14. The Nuclear Crisis in Japan: a Wake-Up Call for India

    Achin Vanaik, Praful Bidwai
    31 March 2011
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    The Japanese crisis is a wake up call for India, which is currently building of one of the world's largest nuclear power plants at Jaitapur, despite massive popular protest. When such a disaster can occur in an industrially advanced country like Japan, India, whose atomic agency is notorious for its poor safety standards, needs to rethink its nuclear ambitions.

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    A case for refocusing India's foreign policy

    Praful Bidwai
    07 October 2006
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    It's imperative to return to the global peace agenda

    Praful Bidwai
    10 October 2006
    Article
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    Robert M Gates: from cold war to long war

    Fred Halliday
    17 November 2006
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    Oh how they continue to let down the Burmese people

    Praful Bidwai
    17 October 2007
    Article
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    India-Pakistan ties set to improve, slowly

    Praful Bidwai
    15 January 2007
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    Practical and tactical challenges, and strategic perspectives for African engagement with China

    Dot Keet
    23 September 2010
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    There are many important factors to consider when speaking broadly of China's role in Africa, and one should avoid falling into the trap of simplistic comparisons with historic African-European relations.

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