Unrealistic expectations

2014-12-18 03:10
To understand the recent changes, we may have to re-evaluate the political and military situation in Syria. We may also have to ask the following question: If Russia hadn’t sided with Bashar Assad’s r...

Burden on our conscience

2014-12-18 03:05
THE world seems full of crises and disasters: From political stasis and racial standoffs in Europe and the United States, to the classic conflicts of capitalism in “emerging” economies (inequality, we...

Is RSS rocking Modi’s boat?

2014-12-18 03:03
INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a worried man these days — and angry too. He is worried because his own party colleagues — ministers, governors and parliamentarians — have needlessly upped thei...

Climate change: The impossible deal

2014-12-18 03:02
For “shall”, substitute “may”. For example, change “countries signing this climate change treaty SHALL state how much they are going to cut their greenhouse emissions” to “countries signing this clima...

The color of darkness

2014-12-18 03:00
There are black days in history. Opaque and beyond the pale of human understanding. We know it is not a perfect world and we are imperfect people and, therefore, we do imperfect things. But these blac...

Testing times for Alzheimer’s

2014-12-18 03:00
ALZHEIMER’S disease is by far the most common cause of dementia and one of the world’s most feared disorders. By 2050, there will be 135 million Alzheimer’s sufferers worldwide, a threefold increase f...

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