India’s Maoist uprising morphs into women’s armed insurgency

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The BRICS hit a wall: Manthorpe

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have not lived up to the grandiose hopes expressed for them 13 years ago, when it was predicted the developing countries would soon overtake the world’s top economies, writes International Affairs columnist Jonathan Manthorpe. An

Analysis: Japan’s military and Asian storm clouds

International affairs columnist Jonathan Manthorpe examines the symbolism of Japanese and Indian military exercises, and their relevance to China. Excerpt: The Japanese and Indian navies are in the second of four days of joint exercises in the Bay of Bengal, an event

Not Guilty: Questions abound after Air India terrorism trial

Conflicts over nationalism linger in the Canadian-Sikh community, after not-guilty verdict in terrorism trial   By Deborah Jones Vancouver, Canada, March 2005   The ruling by Judge Ian Bruce Josephson absolving two Sikh nationalists in the bombing of Air India Flight 182