Some Americans who are paying attention to the absence of Native American revulsion over the name "Washington Redskins" are not comfortable with the government saying, in effect, that if people are not offended, they should be.
Millions of adult Indians enthusiastically propagate a fairy tale that says once a strong government brings billions of dollars of "black money" home, India will cease being poor and take its rightful place among the superpowers of the world.
How do we impress on U.S. neocons-cum-chickenhawks — and their Australian-British fellow-travelers — the enormous disparity between the vision dreamed for Iraq, the goals pursued, the means used and the results obtained?
New research suggests that positive images in The New York Times portend better poll numbers to come. If true, there's hope for President Barack Obama in light of the photo spread for a big story last week.
Though questions remain about the durability of the landmark peace deal that Philippines President Benigno Aquino struck with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in January, the political autonomy granted to the country's Muslim areas seems to have persuaded most fighters that the time has ...