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Headley-Rana: Cover-Up of an Iceberg

Paper No. 5376                                              Dated 24-Jan-2013

By B. Raman

Tahawur Hussain Rana, of the Chicago cell of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET) and the principal accomplice of David Coleman Headley, has already been sentenced by a Chicago court to 14 years in prison for his association with Headley and the LET in the abandoned plans to blow up the office of a Danish newspaper in Copenhagen which had published caricatures of the Holy Prophet.

Jewish Influence and US Foreign Policy:

Paper No. 5355                                  Dated 10-Jan-2013

By Kazi Anwarul Masud

The Palestinian problem that has remained unresolved for decades unless brought to fruition can fuel Islamic extremism however much the international community including the Islamic world may like to avoid such a possibility.

Hillary Clinton & John Kerry---Style & Substance

Paper No. 5341                                                Dated 28-Dec-2012

By B. Raman

Both Mrs.Hillary Clinton, the outgoing US Secretary of State, and Mr. John Kerry, her successor-designate already officially nominated  by President Barack Obama, are public servants of style and substance who had distinguished themselves as Senators for their knowledge of the world and expertise.

Contending with China’s Territory Hunger

 

Paper No. 5324                                        Dated 13-Dec-2012

By Bhaskar Roy

Following the 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in November, the CCP’s Hong Kong based mouthpiece, the Wen Weipo wrote that China’s efforts to protect its maritime rights will continue to increase. 

SOUTH EAST ASIA: Strategically ‘The Great Game” is in Swing

 

Paper No. 5315                                             Dated 28-Nov-2012

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Introductory Observations

The geostrategic significance of South East Asia needs no introduction. This region was the cynosure of strategic attention during the heyday of the Colonial Era. The Second World War highlighted it further when Japan swept through the region to the very gates of India.

“US Can’t Squeeze China out of Myanmar”

Paper No. 5310                                              Dated 25-Nov-2012

By B. Raman

That was the message that China sought to convey to President Barack Obama as he completed his eight-hour visit to Yangon (Rangoon) on November 19, 2012, during which he met President Thein Sein and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and addressed the students of the Rangoon University.

MYANMAR: Obama’s Visit – Was it Significant, Symbolic or just a Diplomatic Exercise?

Paper No. 5308                                    Dated 23-Nov-2012

By C.S. Kuppuswamy

“It (Obama’s visit) is certainly not long overdue, nor is it premature. The US has been a good friend to the movement for democracy in Burma. Whatever they are doing they are doing with the intention of promoting democracy, rather than endorsing any particular regime” – Aung San Suu Kyi

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