Aam Janata

For Democracy in India: The Constitution is not a charter of servitude

Military history by country

While the world strategized…

A few days ago, a news report by the BBC caught my eye. It said the Red Cross reported some 800,000 people as disabled by the ongoing war in Afghanistan. It struck me as odd, since I didn’t think Afghanistan…

Disabled by war – how many? Need help from journos

Recently, the BBC published a video report by Karen Zarindast about the number of people disabled by war in Afghanistan. They quote the Red Cross as the source of their figures: Decades of war have left some 800,000 people disabled in Afghanistan….

United States of Abhimanyu and the Afghani Chakravyuha

As news of Rabbani being killed in Afghanistan spreads like wild fire, there is a looming unease that things in Afghanistan are not as well as we pretend they are. We look on it as a regional matter rather than…