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David J. Karl

Entries by David J. Karl

The Real Tragedy of Memogate

(0) Comments | Posted November 28, 2011 | 1:43 PM

The key lesson of the Memogate controversy is the readiness of the Pakistani political class to exploit the civil-military imbalance for tactical advantage.

On one level, the widening Memogate mystery/conspiracy drama playing out in Pakistan is yet another example of the endemic dysfunctions between the powerful security establishment and...

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The Hollywood Connection in U.S.-India Relations

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2009 | 7:16 AM

The summit meeting on November 24 between President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is certain to be a glittering celebration of what has become one of the most strategic relationships of the post-Cold War era. Yet for all the talk about the emerging U.S.-India geopolitical partnership, it is...

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