A Deadly Triangle
- the proxy war in Afghanistan
High and Dry: How Sabrina De Sousa, a former US diplomat of Indian origin, was swept up in the undertow of the war on terror
"Sabrina De Sousa was among those convicted in absentia in Italy in November 2009—wrongly, she says, and based only on circumstantial evidence. She was an accredited diplomat at the US consulate in Milan at the time, but claims she was not in Milan on the day of the kidnapping ... Sabrina has argued that she should have been protected from prosecution because of diplomatic immunity. The US government thought otherwise."
The history of the Sikh Diaspora in USA and Canada
goes back to Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 1897. Emerging as a casteless alternative
to the ongoing Hindu Muslim wars
in India, the Sikhs
have always been known
as a martial tribe, their prowess and courage
respected by the British
and others alike. Colloquially addressed respectfully as Sardarji, the men take Singh (lion)
as their middle name while the women bear the name
Kaur (princess). This custom further confirmed the equality of both genders as was the tradition set
by the founder of Sikhism
, Guru Nanak.
The first Sikh Organization
was The Pacific Coast Khalsa
Diwan Society organized in the spring of 1912. [more inside]
A leaked memo
by India's Military Intelligence indicates they eavesdropped on a U.S. government department
) that reports to congress on "the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship [between the U.S. and China]" using "lawful intercept" backdoors provided to the Indian government by Apple, RIM, and Nokia. (previously
) [more inside]
The race is on:
India by 2020, China by 2025 - will the US get there at all?
The Rise of the Rest
. Fareed Zakaria's Newsweek
article about a "post-American" world.
Where the Engineers Are
- "To guide education policy and maintain its innovation leadership, the United States must acquire an accurate understanding of the quantity and quality of engineering graduates in India and China."
Has the US promised Kashmir to Pakistan?
During his recent visit, Colin Powell named Pakistan a US ally. This move has people in India concerned about what the US is willing to give Pakistan to fight Al-Qaeda. [The site has pop-ups. Sorry.]
Post a great earnings quarter then
cut jobs and send them to India. Nice job Bank of AMERICA