Short -Term Games Political Parties Play

March 30, 2013 admin 0

By Malladi Rama Rao Funny it may sound but the reality is that even before the talk about a new third front takes concrete shape, soothsayers are out in number to pronounce its death. Every analyst is blaming Karunanidhi and Mulayam Singh that in their sunset years both are allowing Read more ………

Pointers from the churning in Maharashtra

March 23, 2013 admin 0

By Malladi Rama Rao As the nation is engrossed in the 3M plus 1N equation, interesting developments are taking place in the political landscape of Maharashtra, which may have a bearing on the Delhi scene. Their message is loud and clear. It is that when it comes to power politics, Read more ………

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No game-changer electoral game

March 16, 2013 admin 0

By Malladi Rama Rao CONGRESS politicians of Delhi school seldom speak their mind. When they do, they are careful enough to not harm the interests of the high command and at the same time they ensure that their place under the Banyan tree is safe and secure. So much so, Read more ………

Chopper-Gate: Truth Wrapped In Mystery

March 2, 2013 admin 0

By Malladi Rama Rao Like Pontius Pilate, who asked about the Truth, and wouldn’t stay for an answer, A.K. Antony, the Tinopal White Minister, could not let the CBI identify the bribe takers in the Chopper-gate. And opted for a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the Rs. 362 crore pay Read more ………

China s Central Asia Problem Not Unidimensional:ICG

March 1, 2013 admin 0

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, China and its Central Asian neighbours have developed a close relationship, initially economic but increasingly also political and security. Energy, precious metals, and other natural resources flow into China from the region. Investment flows the other way, as China builds pipelines, power lines Read more ………

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Why Republican Opposition To Chuck Hagel Melted…

March 1, 2013 admin 0

Is it a coincidence that Republicans Lindsey Graham and John McCain folded their spirited opposition to Chuck Hagel on the day they met with President Obama to discuss “Immigration Reform” — also known as, Amnesty, ask the analysts at Secure America.Org. And point out: This explains why McCain repeatedly declared Read more ………

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Fire: The Overlooked Threat

March 1, 2013 admin 0

By Scott Stewart* Vice President of Analysis, Stratfor People sometimes obsess over the potential threat posed by terrorist attacks that use things such as chemical weapons, electromagnetic pulses or dirty bombs. Yet they tend to discount the less exciting but very real threat posed by fire, even though fire kills Read more ………