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Where is the fountainhead of jihad?

REVIEWER: Dr Mohammad Taqi* The general elections in Pakistan scheduled in ten days from now are easily the bloodiest in the country’s history. The secular parties like the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the Pakistan People’s Party have come under deadly … Continue reading

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US launches new drone attacks on Pakistan

By Bill Van Auken The Obama administration ordered new drone attacks on Pakistan over the weekend, killing at least a dozen people in the tribal area of South Waziristan. Sunday’s strike involved two drones, which fired two missiles each into … Continue reading

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As tensions mount with China US shifting bulk of Navy ships to Asia-Pacific

By Patrick Martin The United States will deploy the majority of its naval forces to the Asia-Pacific region over the next decade, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced Saturday in a speech to a security conference in Singapore. The move … Continue reading

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Washington continues campaign for Syrian regime-change

By Niall Green The Syrian government’s crackdown on opposition, as well as attacks by anti-regime forces, continued across the Middle Eastern country last week. Meanwhile, Washington and the European powers stepped up their campaign to oust the Baath Party government … Continue reading

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NEW THREATS FROM MONSTER CALLED LeT

by SURENDER KUMAR SHARMA* American journalist Sebastian Rotella’s twin exposes in ProPublica – America’s botched chances to stop the American Lashkar operative David Coleman Headley behind India’s 9/11 and LeT operational head, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi’s jail life with all the trappings … Continue reading

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Global “economic recovery” distant dream still

By Nick Beams Any conception that the world economy would experience a “recovery” in the wake of the global financial crisis has been shattered by the latest figures coming from Britain and the United States. The British economy grew by … Continue reading

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Obama backs India’s bid for permanent UN Security Council seat

US President Barack Obama has endorsed India’s longstanding bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. Obama announced the policy shift in his Monday (Nov Eight) afternoon speech to India’s parliament—a speech that was planned as the … Continue reading

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US tax data shows falling wages, rising inequality

By Andre Damon and Tom Eley, wsws.org Average annual wages for US workers fell by $457 in 2009 and the median annual wage fell by $247 to $26,261, according to recently updated data from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The … Continue reading

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US sanctions of Iran hurts India, leaves China unaffected

{This article first appeared on Policy Research Group web site, poreg.org} Washington does not seem to be `too serious’ to enforce these sanctions. This is clear from the `loopholes’ in the relevant laws, which appear as a deliberate act of … Continue reading

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On the way to Myanmar’s democracy Nirvana

By Malladi Rama Rao Myanmar goes to polls on November 7 to elect its new law makers and new government, according to the brief announcement carried on the state radio and TV on Friday, Aug 13. The junta describes the … Continue reading

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