It’s hard to overestimate the change Nov. 4 has brought in its wake. We have entered a new era, with a new political dynamic calling for new tactics to advance the agenda shaped in the course of the campaign to elect Barack Obama.
In spite of himself, George W. Bush has been forced to start extricating the U.S. from the Iraq war nightmare, a process President-elect Obama has promised to complete. A total U.S. withdrawal from Iraq can mark the first step in the Obama administration’s turn away from perpetual war and toward diplomacy and cooperation in U.S. foreign policy.
Voraciously reading through Indian news sites (The Hindu, Times of India, The Hindustan), political and social sites, especially Twitter, I’m trying to makes sense of the seemingly senseless invasion of India’s financial and cultural capital, Mumbai. The world has responded with condolences for the families of the victims, the residents of Mumbai and the condemnation of the attack. This website included.