Jaswant Singh

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Commentary / World Aug 24, 2010

March of folly into Afghanistan's cul-de-sac

NEW DELHI — When reports of WikiLeaks' disclosure of raw U.S. intelligence data from Afghanistan hit computers worldwide, commentators in Pakistan reacted with vitriolic broadsides. One spoke of "Neocon vampires" . . . "bloodthirsty Islamophobes" . . . "think tank irredentists" . . . ...

Commentary / World Jun 23, 2010

A hundred Weltpolitiks

NEW DELHI — Mao Zedong once famously called for the Chinese to "let a hundred flowers bloom." Soon, however, he was recoiling from what he saw as a chaos of competing ideas. Today, the world seems to be entering a period when, if not ...