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India's response to Zardari's overture

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It's not often that run-of-the-mill politicians rise above petty self-interest, and even more rarely that they articulate grand ideas and expansive visions. But when they do venture to think out of the box and offer worthy proposals, these must be heartily welcomed--no matter what their motives.... Leer más

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Violence, Governance and Islam in Pakistan

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The Godfather as President

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War & Pacification
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Asif Ali Zardari -- singled out by fate to become Benazir Bhutto’s husband and who, subsequently, did everything he could to prevent himself from being returned to obscurity -- will soon become the new President of Pakistan. Oily-mouthed hangers-on, never in short supply in Pakistan, will orchestrate a few celebratory shows and the ready tongues of old cronies (some now appointed ambassadors... Leer más

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Nuclear waiver - blow to non-proliferation

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Nuclear weapons
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The special waiver granted to India by the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG), that will allow it to resume nuclear commerce despite not signing Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty, is a massive setback to the cause of global nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament.... Leer más

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Nuclear Deal Headed for Fiasco

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Nuclear weapons
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NEW DELHI, Aug 28 (IPS) - As the tortuous negotiations for the United States-India nuclear deal enters its final stage, it becomes clear that India seriously underestimated the discomfort and opposition the agreement would arouse in many countries because of the special privileges granted to India, largely on New Delhi's terms.... Leer más

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Suppliers' Group Stalls Nuclear Deal

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Nuclear weapons
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NEW DELHI, Aug 23 (IPS) - Dashing hopes that the United States-India nuclear cooperation deal would sail through the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG), a two-day meeting in Vienna of the 45-nation association has failed to produce a consensus on a U.S. drafted text.... Leer más

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