Unscripted Lucifer Moments That Were Kept in the Show

Retail In India

A discussion paper released by the government revives the debate on allowing FDI in multi-brand retail. Since the issue has long been a political jot potato, this obviously an effort to build consensus on policy. Only, we hope that retail liberalisation isn’t put on the back burner yet again should opposition to it be raucous enough.

Korean Standoff Outsourced

Last week a report was released which squared the blame for the sinking of a South Korean warship on the shoulders of the North Korean regime. The incident killed 46 sailors and is the worst naval tragedy in the history of South Korea. The evidence seems compelling, the reasons for the ‘attack’, well, your guess is as good as mine.

Saving Cultural Property – Earthquake Emergency in Haiti

There’s good news coming out of Haiti about salvaging and preserving cultural property. An international effort, lead by Americans is underway and making progress.

A Look at the Infamous Baghdad Pact

The end of the Second World War saw the emergence of the Soviet Union as a counterpoise to American Power. With the Korean War and the comparative defeat of American arms convinced the USA that a string of alliances was needed to encircle the Soviet Union. Thus as part of this policy of containment the Baghdad Pact or the Central Treaty Organization was formed as bulwark against Communism.

When Refusing to Share Blame Destroys Our Credibility

After the attack on the aid flotilla Monday, the Israeli government came out with a statement that they hold no blame for the attacks. One of the top military leaders actually stated that next time the attacks would be more intense.

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