The Samjhauta Bombing Acquittal is Proof of India’s “Deep State” Civil War
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The Samjhauta Bombing Acquittal is Proof of India’s “Deep State” Civil War

Nothing proves that India stands at the cusp of fundamental change more than the Samjhauta bombing acquittal, which is also the most public evidence yet confirming that the country’s “deep state” is in the throes of civil war over whether the civilization-state should remain a secular republic or transform into a Hindu theocracy. An Audacious…

Rouhani Went to Baghdad to Strengthen His Country’s Strategic Security with Iraq
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Rouhani Went to Baghdad to Strengthen His Country’s Strategic Security with Iraq

President Rouhani recently paid a visit to Iraq. This was the first visit since the Iranian leader assumed office in 2013 and importantly underscored just how integral relations between the Islamic Republic and Iraq are for both parties. Much can be said about the symbolism of his warm welcome and multi-day stay in the country…

West Dumps Terrorists in Syria
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West Dumps Terrorists in Syria

It’s a thorny issue. What to do with members of proscribed terror groups captured in Syria who are citizens of Europe or North America? The US government, as well as the British and French, among others, assert they don’t want to take back nationals who are accused of being members of various jihadist terror groups, like Daesh or al-Nusra Front*. With the…

Tragicomedy of Errors
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Tragicomedy of Errors

The sublime Plato said that the soul has a trinitarian composition – a very coarse soul in the belly, a loving one in the chest and a reasoning third in the head. The soul is immortal, though women have only two souls, for they are missing reason. But a father attending the Council of Macon…