February 24, 2013

Why India Can't Shake the Gandhis

James Traub, Foreign Policy

AP Photo

In the new India, everything is moving a mile a minute. Except politics.

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TAGGED: Mahatma Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, India


February 21, 2013
Should UK Apologize for Massacre in India?
Ishaan Tharoor, Time
On Wednesday, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron became the first serving British Premier to pay a visit to the Jallianwala Bagh memorial in the northern Indian city of Amritsar. The site marks the 1919 massacre of... more ››
February 21, 2013
British Should Be Proud of Their Empire
Stephen Glover, Daily Mail
Do British people feel proud of the Empire? Are they indifferent to it? Or have they been persuaded by the teaching of history, so influenced by the Left, that the British Empire was purely oppressive, racist and bad? These... more ››
February 20, 2013
Trials and Tribulations of India's Military
James Hardy, The Diplomat
The old saying that a developing country is at a crossroads, whether it’s India or Indonesia, is especially tempting when it comes to India’s armed forces. Decades of underinvestment, corruption, bureaucratic ineptitude and... more ››
February 22, 2013
To Fend Off India, Pakistan Tore Itself Apart
Mohsin Hamid, NY Times
Pakistan is in the grips of militancy because of its fraught relationship with India, with which it has fought three wars and innumerable skirmishes since the countries separated in 1947. Militants were cultivated as an... more ››
February 22, 2013
The World Must Lessen Its Reliance on Robots
Ravi Velloor, Straits Times
Beyond the soaring rhetoric, the leader of the free world is clearly a man who is not only conscious of the structural shifts in his own economy and its workplaces, but is deeply troubled by its implications. That worry, in a... more ››