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Editorials
The politics of no-confidence
WITH THE NUMBERS never stacking up, the no-confidence motion was doomed to failure even as it was moved. Given this, its success or failure must be measured not so much by the defeat of the motion (by a margin of 312 to 186) as by evaluating ...
Devastating strike in Baghdad
THE SUICIDE ATTACK on the headquarters of the United Nations in Baghdad is a big blow to the attempts of the United States to induct the U.N. in some kind of legitimising role for the occupation. No terrorist group has claimed responsibility for ...


Leader Page Articles
STATECRAFT
The Advani problem
By Harish Khare

Mr. Advani's loyalty has never been in doubt; the problem is of an ambition unfulfilled.
Bush and energy politics
By Elisabeth Bumiller and Jeff Gerth

Although George Bush's energy policy contained recommendations to improve America's electric grid that everyone agreed on, they were lost in the shouting and have been dormant in Congress for the past two years.


News Analysis
PAKISTAN DIARY - IV
Conflicting viewpoints sans acrimony
By K.K. Katyal

"May Allah bless your efforts with success," these words, in one form or the other, were used by the public to greet us — the group of parliamentarians, journalists and experts — who visited Pakistan earlier this month. The ...


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