September 22, 2010

This Dangerous New World of Self-interest

Simon Tisdall, The Guardian

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From Kashmir to Kurdistan, a non-interventionist stance from the major powers is of no help to the world's trouble spots.

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TAGGED: Russia, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Kurdistan, Kashmir, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, Tony Blair, George Bush, China, United States, Britain, Iraq, India, Somalia, Burma, Kyrgyzstan, Tibet, Black Sea

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