India faced by constant problems from Pakistan – why don’t we strike back in the same coin

There is no getting around the fact that India faces an undeclared war on it by Pakistan – the concept being that Pakistan will bleed India through a thousand cuts, with no real reaction from the Indian side except for hand-wringing. We indulge in a lot of reactive behavior instead of being proactive; and depend […]

The whole drama over the IPL and Pakistani players

Why is that the IPL always have some kind of drama even before it starts ? Last year it was all about the Government not willing to provide the required level of security, and after some words between Lalit Modi (who eventually works for BCCI, which was headed by Sharad Pawar), the whole tournament was […]

Baitullah Mehsud dead in a drone attack – and his successors are now fighting

For Pakistan, Baitullah Mehsud has been one of the people who have caused it the most grief. Baitullah was the leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the leader of what has been called the Pakistani Taliban. He first became internationally famous when he was blamed for being behind the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, and in […]