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from Pakistan: Now or Never?:

Defeating the Taliban in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas

November 22, 2009

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from Breakingviews:

EU looks lonely on climate high ground

By Paul Taylor
November 2, 2009

icebergNegotiations to save the planet from catastrophic climate change are heading for trouble, five weeks before a crucial U.N. conference in Copenhagen.

from Commentaries:

Rethinking carbon diplomacy

By Christopher Swann
September 22, 2009

Climate change was initially billed in a leading role at the G20 meeting in Pittsburgh. Now it looks set to make the briefest of cameo appearances.

from The Great Debate:

Forget Microsoft, Yahoo’s value is overseas

August 25, 2009

-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

eric_auchard_columnist_shot_2009_june_300_px2The fate of Yahoo Inc has become intertwined in the public's imagination with the success or failure of its dealings with Microsoft Corp in recent years.

from The Great Debate (India):

Is India ready to tackle swine flu?

August 11, 2009

INDIA-FLUWith the number of swine flu fatalities in India touching double figures on Tuesday, panic is slowly setting in.

from The Great Debate (India):

India, Pakistan reach cautious win-win perch

By Reuters Staff
July 19, 2009

By C. Uday Bhaskar

(C. Uday Bhaskar is a New Delhi-based strategic analyst. The views expressed in the column are his own)

from Davos Notebook:

The shift in power from West to East

January 28, 2009

One news theme I've asked our journalists to be alert to this year is the shift in power and emphasis from est to East.

from The Great Debate:

Scoop! U.S. offers to cooperate with world

By Paul Taylor
January 22, 2009

Paul Taylor Great Debate-- Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

An American president vowing to cooperate with the rest of the world would barely be news if it did not follow eight years' of George W. Bush's tenure in the White House.

from Pakistan: Now or Never?:

Assessing U.S. intervention in India-Pakistan: enough for now?

December 7, 2008

In the immediate aftermath of the Mumbai attacks, India's response has been to look to the United States to lean on Pakistan, which it blames for spawning Islamist militancy across the region, rather than launching any military retaliation of its own. So after U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice's trip to India and Pakistan last week, have the Americans done enough for now?

from The Great Debate:

Hidden emotions, hidden agendas

December 6, 2008

Wow, Thomas Friedman writing in the New York Times let fly with a zinger with his opinion piece "Calling all Pakistanis", presumably aimed at stirring compassion in Pakistani hearts over last week's horrifying attack in Mumbai.