Half of the World
From the enigmatic Easter Island in the East to the dying Aral Sea in the West, Asia is a land of contrasts: two great civilizations – India and China – deserts, hugely populated areas and a great number of indigenous people struggling for their survival.
Made in Bangladesh: The Terror of Capitalism
Delhi.On Wednesday, April 24, a day after Bangladeshi authorities asked the owners to evacuate their garment factory that employed almost three thousand workers, the building collapsed. The building, Rana Plaza, located in the Dhaka suburb of ...
With Bags of Cash, C.I.A. Seeks Influence in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — For more than a decade, wads of American dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and, on occasion, plastic shopping bags have been dropped off every month or so at the offices of Afghanistan’s president — ...
Washington’s “playbook” on provoking North Korea
In an April 3 Wall Street Journal article, “U.S. dials back on Korean show of force,” reporters Adam Entous and Julian E. Barnes revealed that the White House approved a detailed plan, called ‘the playbook,’ to ratchet up tension ...
Behind the US-North Korea Conflict
- Jack A. Smith
What’s happening between the U.S. and North Korea to produce such headlines this week as “ ...
Crisis? What crisis? Let's hit Syria
- Pepe Escobar
The heads of state and government of the European Union (EU) just got together in Brussels for their ...
For a rape ‘caste’ (does) matter in India
- Suraj Yengde सुरज येगंदे
“Women will not mind about the age of the person if she wants to have sex.”
A Flux Of Pink Indians: The Fighting Women Of The Gulabi Gang
- Sanjit Das संजीत दास
The Bundelkhand is one of the poorest parts of the Uttar Pradesh region of northern India. It’ ...
India: Rape, the Law and the Middle Class
- Walter Fernandes SJ
The trauma of the Delhi woman who was raped has ended with her death. The atrocity roused middle class ...
China checks the US picket line
- Peter Lee
The passing year was the People's Republic of China's (PRC) first ...
- Andre Vltchek
“No one is forgotten and nothing is forgotten”. That is what is engraved in Gold on the ...