Category Archives: Politics

Vanzara and the Line of Duty

To start with, a disclaimer. This post is not about politics. It’s about managerial thinking. I would deliberate on the peculiar case of Dahyaji Gobarji Vanzara, Gujarat’s “encounter specialist” and an Indian Police Service officer who is in jail on … Continue reading

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Syria and the Decline of a Superpower

There is debate in the US and the world whether or not a military intervention in Syria is required. I have stated on Twitter after the first videos of the impact of Chemical Weapons were posted on the Internet, that … Continue reading

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Narendra Modi : Key Personality Traits

Owing to the divisive nature of the subject, I have mostly refrained from tweeting or blogging about politics in general and Narendra Modi in particular. However, from what I read, I sense that Modi is a complex personality having certain … Continue reading

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The United States Fiscal Cliff

After facing the wrath of the hurricane Sandy, the US is bracing up for another one; though this pertains to the economy, not the weather. Its being termed as the Fiscal Cliff. The US economy is slated to hit the fiscal cliff on January 1, 2013, f… Continue reading

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Helplessness of the Pakistani State and Politics of Imran Khan

I have been reading articles as well as watching chat shows and television interviews speculating on Imran Khan???s stand on the Taliban. I have been tweeting on the subject as well. I am sure all Pakistan watchers have heard/read about the recent s… Continue reading

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What is Occupy Wall Street?

Objective Objective of this blog post is to understand in simple terms the Occupy Wall Street protests taking place in the United States. Background The genesis of this protest lies in the 2008 meltdown following the mortgage crisis and failure of… Continue reading

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The US moving in circles in Afghanistan

Just read this GLOBE EDITORIAL – TAKING ON THE TALIBAN (posted by @muladhara on Twitter) about the possible US strategy towards Pakistan for peace in Afghanistan. The editorial starts with a promising bang (the title), then meanders aimlessly with… Continue reading

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