Category Archives: International

Pakistan: Terrorism As Military Doctrine

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, earlier this week, the president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari wrote an op-ed in The New York Times urging India and Pakistan to work together to battle terrorism. He argued that … Continue reading

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Interview With Mumbai Terrorist (Translated)

Indian news outlets have reported that one of the terrorists from Oberoi Hotel called into the India TV television station. He claimed to be from the Deccan Mujahideen and recited his demands. Earlier, an email from a group calling itself … Continue reading

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Asian Markets Plunge: Nikkei Closes Down 9.4%

Asian markets got hit hard today. Trading was suspended in Jakarta after it fell 10%. From the BBC: Asian markets have plummeted amid fears that the financial crisis will prompt a prolonged global downturn. Japan’s Nikkei index closed down 9.4% … Continue reading

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Samantha Power On Sergio Vieira De Mello

A remarkable woman has written a book on a remarkable man who lived an extraordinary life. Tonight I went to hear Samantha Power speak at Politics and Prose on her new book Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the … Continue reading

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Free Burma!

Today, October 4th 2007, over 5000 bloggers from around the world stand together in solidarity with the brave people of Burma. This blog stands with them. "When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and … Continue reading

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