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Aung San Suu Kyi’s 64th Birthday: My 64 words on the great Hero of Freedom and Democracy

19 June 2009

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Today is the 64th birthday of Aung Saan Suu Kyi, the pro-democracy activist and ‘prisoner of conscience’ who has spearheaded the movement for democracy in Burma against all odds. There is this website (link) where you can submit your 64 words for the cause. Also read this article by  Mukul Sharma on Kafila. Long live […]

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Diplomacy and Musharraf [March,2005]

5 January 2009

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This was my paper for the course of Diplomacy [M.A.] in March 2005. I have not edited/updated it. It was written without any special study/research. It has humour more than anything else. General Pervez Musharraf has scripted one of the greatest diplomatic successes of the recent times. He is the man who has made the […]

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Russia vis-a-vis Transcaucasia [April, 2007]

2 January 2009

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The following is a rough draft of my paper submitted in April, 2007. The professor  had liked it and remarked that it was fit for publication provided that I had used footnotes. I, unfortunately, did not act on the suggestion! Needless to say, Transcaucasia or Transcaucasus or South Caucasus is one of the most troubled […]

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