September 4, 2012 This week’s Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) conference in Tehran brought nostalgic memories of the Cold War and world-bestriding leaders like Nehru, Nasser, Castro, Nkrumah, and Sukarno. However, most of them were disasters for their nations, but they certainly were colorful and interesting. In spite of intense efforts by […]


22 March 2010     A fascinating scandal has erupted in Washington that is exposing the sordid underbelly of the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan. According to a “New York Times” investigation and other  Washington sources, the Pentagon and US intelligence agencies have fielded covert mercenary networks in Afghanistan,  Pakistan […]