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Rakesh Krishnan Simha is a New Zealand-based writer.

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Monday, August 20, 2012      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Britain's Olympic sized hangover London splurged $37 billion on the Olympic Games, but ordinary Britons are left to fend for themselves in an austerity drive that has left millions of people without essential services or jobs, deepening the divide in what is already a deeply class bound society.

Sunday, November 6, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Why The West Is Committing Economic Harakiri The G20 summit in Cannes achieved nothing substantial but it indicated that the West would rather sacrifice poor European countries rather than allow the emerging economies to play a constructive role.

Sunday, August 28, 2011 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Welcome to Colonialism 2.0 Is the West reviving what was once a spectacularly successful Western strategy - colonization?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Why Britain is Burning Burning Britain is a stark reminder of what awaits people in Western countries if their Governments destroy the welfare state that has sustained two generations of prosperity.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Bilderberg Group: Sealing the world's fate behind closed doors The Western world's top leaders, financial heavyweights and thinkers have been meeting clandestinely for the past 57 years under the cover provided by a complete media blackout. Just what are these cabalists up to?

Friday, May 20, 2011 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Pakistan: A-bomb-i-nation Why you can stop worrying about Pakistan's 100-odd nuclear bombs.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What's wrong with a $400 room, IMF? The IMF dare not preach austerity after the antics of its sexual predator MD.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 (20 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
BRICS: Shaking the world order The United States, the flagship of the Anglo-American empire, is listing and the BRICS are building a new world order.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Libya and the war of the wimps The Western assault on Libya smacks of vendetta against their old bogeyman, Gaddafi; it's got nothing to do with establishing democracy.

Sunday, March 6, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Fishing in Troubled Waters The killing of the American Bible distributors by Somali pirates reveals a dangerous new form of evangelization.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
British Petroleum's crude tactics Discredited in the Western world, British Petroleum is now looking for a makeover by pushing high octane deals in emerging markets.

Friday, February 11, 2011 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Diplomatic impunity in Pakistan In the dystopian world that is Pakistan, an American 'diplomat's' killing spree could turn out to be the tipping point in ending a war -- the so-called war on terror.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Don't shoot, he's our SOB! When the color revolutions were sweeping Europe, the US was backing them to the hilt, but the same excitement is missing when it comes to backing democrats in the Middle East.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How India's Cold Start is Turning the Heat on Pakistan An American embassy cable brought to light by Wikileaks shows Pakistan's military brass is having nightmares about Cold Start, the Indian Army's new blitzkrieg strategy. But will India finally end the Pakistan problem or start another cycle of instability?

Sunday, November 28, 2010 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Nuclear Train Wreck: North Korea is Just the Beginning Robert Oppenheimer's prediction at Los Alamos that nuclear weapons will become universal if people want them to be universal, seems frighteningly prescient in the light of the reckless proliferation practised by some of the world's nuclear powers.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 (16 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Mother Teresa: Giving Charity an Uncharitable Name Mother Teresa's brand of charity favours embracing poverty rather than eradicating it. Makes you wonder whether they are in it for their own good.

Saturday, August 14, 2010 (59 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Exodus: Is the Christian church losing critical mass? The Christian church is facing an exodus of Biblical proportions. Witness how Anne Rice and Julia Roberts have left the faith.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Missionary Impossible The gunning down of 10 aid workers in Afghanistan reveals that the age-old practice of Christian missionaries following in the wake of conquering Western forces continues to this day.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Requiem for the newspaper business? Newspaper circulation is not just plunging, it's being run into the ground. So is there a future for this ageing format of journalism?

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Missile Impossible: How the Russians View America's AMD Backdown The sudden American back-paddling on AMD is simply a strategic retreat, say the Russians.

Saturday, July 4, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Iran: Why the West Should Back off The shallow media coverage of the happenings in Iran is typical of the West's knee-jerk reaction to events in Iran

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Why Bobby Jindal May Be Worse Than George W. Bush Bobby Jindal is Indian and brown but he likes to believe he's neither. Americans, who like to project him as the next GOP President, would do well to remind themselves that he's a consumate opportunist.

Thursday, March 5, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
For the Totally Jaded Tourist: Slumdog Tourism Slumdog Millionaire has won over audiences with its fairytale-in-a-Mumbai-slum storyline, but the British film has opened up a heated debate about the exploitation of slums.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Pontiac: A Corporate Murder The style-challenged marketers at GM have killed a once iconic American car by ignoring every warning sign on the roads.

Saturday, February 28, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
America's Most Desperate: Why 35.5 Million People Are Going Hungry The recession is taking a heavy toll on the US, with over 35 million people finding it ­difficult to put food on the table. Even as the country spends billions on the Pentagon's silver bullets, the number of Americans going hungry, sometimes for days, is rising.

Thursday, February 19, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Trick or Treaty? The American propensity for tearing up treaties is standing in the way of further arms reduction talks.

Saturday, February 7, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Why is Britain Tolerating David Miliband? The British foreign secretary is stumbling from one diplomatic disaster to another. If London wants to remain a nation with influence abroad, it should revoke his passport.

Friday, January 2, 2009 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Days of the Assassin are Back Terrorism is not a modern phenomenon. It is perhaps as old as organized society and can definitively be traced to at least 1 AD. What makes modern terror so difficult to stamp out is the fact that the perpetrators behave as if they have religious sanction.