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Torturing The Facts

Torturing the facts

Eleven years after George W Bush sent the first detainees to Guantanamo, the Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty made its national debut. Zero Dark Thirty is disturbing for two reasons.…

Unwarranted Assessments

Unwarranted assessments

The civil-nuclear agreement announced in 2005 by President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was declared to be a boon for US-India relations and a grave threat to…

Bagram And The Fine Print

Bagram and the fine print

US President Barack Obama dominated headlines last week for tossing out George W. Bush’s plans for a missile defence shield in Eastern Europe. The praise with which that decision was…

Obama’s Asia Policy

Obama’s Asia policy

NO two American presidents could be as different in their view of the world as George W. Bush and Barack Obama. That the latter succeeded the former makes this change…

PML-N’s financial wizardry

I am surprised to read the PML-N’s defence of the failed economic policies of George W Bush, advocating their implementation in Pakistan. Zubair Mohmmad in his article titled ‘Bushonomics and…

The Holbrooke Mission

The Holbrooke mission

PRESIDENT Barack Obama has departed in a number of significant ways from his predecessor George W. Bush’s style and substance in managing external affairs. Even in the case of intractable…

Obama

Obama

President Barack Obama as warrior president, is no different from his predecessor George W. Bush. He has emerged as the author and practitioner of the doctrine of ‘targeted killing’ which…

For America, The Problem Is Pakistan

For America, the problem is Pakistan

We will need to remind ourselves often in the next few years that the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan is not the Obama administrations fault. It inherited from George W.…