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Pakistan's Spies Aided Mumbai Terror Group, NY Times Says

NY Times | ERIC SCHMITT, MARK MAZZETTI and JANE PERLEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Pakistan-based militant group suspected of conducting the Mumbai attacks, has quietly gained strength in recent yea...

Danny Boyle -- Slumdog Millionaire

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gotham Chopra

Today I had a chance to talk to Danny Boyle the filmmaker behind Slumdog about not just the film, but the deeper story and context behind it and why he does what he does.

Police Foiled Terror Plot Against Mumbai Earlier This Year

ROBERT F. WORTH and HARI KUMAR | ROBERT F. WORTH and HARI KUMAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Indian police foiled an attempt to destroy landmarks and wreak havoc in Mumbai early this year, breaking up a cell of Pakistani and Indian men who...

Why the Terrorists Could Be Winning in Mumbai

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

They want Pakistan and India to play the blame game. They want to effectively reverse the recent progress that has made in the countries' relations. They want for Hindus in India to feel unsafe.

The Lone Man at the Center

Marie-Lou Fernandes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marie-Lou Fernandes

The death toll stands at nearly 200, but like Kasab's live capture, this was yet another thing that went wrong for the terrorists who had planned for casualties to be in the thousands.

Winning an Asymmetrical War

Maxwell Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maxwell Kennedy

Since 2001, American leaders have allowed the suiciders to define the struggle. It is not the bombs of the suiciders but our reaction to these eruptions which determines victory.

Starving the Murderers

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Suissa

When violence strikes, we get angry and make all this noise about our "Global War on Terror," which only feeds into the jihadists' pathology and apocalyptic visions.

The Gentler Gamester is the Soonest Winner

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

As American and Indian intelligence continue to point to the Pakistani militant organization as responsible for last weeks attacks in Mumbai, I hope they've read a new report from the National Intelligence Council.

India in Mourning: My Week in Mumbai and Goa

John Landis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Landis

My wife and I arrived in Mumbai at 10pm on Wednesday of last week. When we got to our hotel room, we turned on the television where the horrifying events around the city were "live" on all channels.

Prem Uncle's Story: A Family Member Murdered in Hindu-Muslim Carnage

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gotham Chopra

Throughout the independence movement in India, there had been factions urging for the separation of nations - the creation of two independent nations - one for Hindus, one for Muslims.

Indian Police To Use Truth Serum On Captured Islamic Militant

Times Online | Rhys Blakely | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Indian police interrogators are preparing to administer a "truth serum" on the sole Islamic militant captured during last week's terror attacks on Mum...

Six Years Ago Violence Rocked India, and No One Here Blinked

Katherine Russell Rich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Katherine Russell Rich

A nation's reactions to the outside world becomes the shape of the nation, and as we head into a new era in America, it may be time to take stock of who are and how we've changed.

My Mumbai Bleeds

Abha Sinha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abha Sinha

While everyone connected to Mumbai is fuming with anger and frustration, my heart is mourning. I do not want to discuss the attacks. All I need is a quiet and lonely place where I can sit and cry for my Mumbai.

Mumbai Attacks: Not in Our Name

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

The difficult thing to remember here is that the Mumbai attacks were not symptomatic of Islam, but symptomatic of the kind of violence that is common throughout the developing world.

France To Host Dialogue On Afghanistan Amidst Renewed Franco-American Relations

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denise Dennis

Throughout the long presidential campaign, on the campaign trail and in the debates, President-elect Obama reiterated his commitment to a multilateral...

India, Pakistan, Kashmir, and Hope for the Future

Patrick Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Barry

If an investigation uncovers evidence of high-level Pakistani involvement in the Mumbai attacks, we can safely say that productive negotiations between the two countries over Kashmir are no longer possible.

India, Katrina, and the Bailout: How Poor People Everywhere Are Being Neglected

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Before, during, and after a serious terrorist attack, poor people endure retched conditions. US prisoners and Indian slum residents both share 59 square feet of living space.

Mumbai Attacks Failing to Bridge the Divide

Tahmineh Khajotia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tahmineh Khajotia

Although a Remembrance March of thousands of people across the country makes it seem as though we are completely united, this is unfortunately not tur...

My Uncensored Interview with Deepak Chopra

Michelle Haimoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michelle Haimoff

I spoke to Chopra Tuesday and gave him the opportunity to speak candidly about censorship in the media, the new patriotism, Elizabeth Hasselbeck, and latent anti-Muslim racism in the United States.

Why is the Chabad Center Torture Not Being Reported?

Marshall Herskovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marshall Herskovitz

Why has the mainstream U.S. media utterly ignored the report that Jewish victims at the Chabad Center in Mumbai had been tortured before they were killed? Is this not news?

Terrorists Killed Chicago Man After Asking For ID: Niece

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago man who was killed in the Mumbai terrorist attacks was slain after a gunman asked him for identification that showed he was an American, h...

The Buck Stops Somewhere: Mumbai Vs. 9/11

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Following the Mumbai attacks, the Indian home minister, Shivraj Patil, resigned to take "moral responsibility" for the deaths of 188 people. After 9/11, no federal officials resigned. Who was US Patil's counterpart?

How to Prevent Another Mumbai

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Before the economy eclipsed everything else, the country was feeling better about Iraq. The war was winding down. The insurgents were being steadily p...

Mumbai Mess

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gotham Chopra

The sophistication and complexity of the well-coordinated Mumbai attack suggest that whomever was behind these had tremendous resources to plan it over a significant amount of time.

Keep up the spirit to fight

Shashi Tharoor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shashi Tharoor

There is a savage irony to the fact that the horror in Mumbai began with terrorists docking near the Gateway of India. The magnificent arch, built in ...