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Sunil Adam is the editor of The Indian American, a bimonthly general-interest magazine published from New York. He is also the editor of two weekly newspapers, News India Times and Desi Talk. During his 20 years in journalism, he has written extensively on issues related international security, including terrorism, which was also the topic of his research at a graduate school in New Delhi. He has served in senior positions in newspapers in India and the U.S., including as managing editor of India Abroad, a New York-based weekly, managing editor of India-West, a California-based weekly, foreign editor of The Pioneer and assistant editor of The Hindustan Times, both national dailies published from New Delhi.

Sunil is also an editorial cartoonist and some of his recent cartoons are available at: http://kennanandbull.blogspot.com

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A Conversation With Ambassador Arun K. Singh On U.S.-India Relations

(1) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 5:40 PM

It may not be the Treaty of Versailles, or even the Camp David Accord, but on the 10th anniversary of its signing this month, the U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative has been heralded as a transformative development that will determine the contours of the emerging international order. Diplomats, policy makers...

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Vinod Mehta: The Editor Who Stood Tall, With A Slouch

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 8:17 AM

A fellow journalist, who like me was part of the team that relaunched The Pioneer newspaper in New Delhi, prefaced his tribute to Vinod Mehta, who died last week, saying, "I was not one of his favourites." But who was? Certainly not me. Having worked with Vinod for four years...

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Obama and India: Love in the Time of Cholera

(1) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 10:31 AM

President Obama will be in India for a three-day visit starting Sunday, searching for that elusive foreign policy triumph to consolidate his presidential legacy. This is not the first time that New Delhi has come to the rescue of a president who lost his sheen.

In 2000, on the...

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Is India Tiring of Democracy?

(0) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 11:00 AM

The Indian electorate gave an overwhelming parliamentary majority to a man whom they expect to rule like a president, if not more. Narendra Modi, the newly minted Prime Minister of India and leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, is likely to oblige them, and more. Not only has Modi secured...

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How America Paved the Way for Putin

(2) Comments | Posted May 6, 2014 | 12:44 PM

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a byproduct of the choice that America made in the late 1980s, when it could have helped the Soviet Union navigate into the European mainstream, but instead tried to emasculate the Great Power to its bone.

The American ideological triumphalism in the collapse of communism and...

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Rise of Modi and the End of Brahmin Supremacy

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2014 | 12:35 AM

Does the decline and the impending collapse of the Congress Party fortunes, which coincide with Narendra Modi's gate-crashing on to the national stage, signal the end of Brahmin supremacy of India? If the answer is yes, it would amount to a tectonic shift in Indian political sociology.

Since the country's...

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India and the United States: Why the Twain Shall Never Meet

(4) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 5:37 PM

The month-long drama, which ended last week with the recall of Devyani Khobragade -- the Indian consular official who was indicted on two counts of visa fraud and making false statements in a New York court -- laid bare the fundamentally distrustful nature of relationship between the United States and...

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Are We There Yet, Mitt?

(0) Comments | Posted July 20, 2012 | 9:10 AM

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God Particle: An Article of Faith

(1) Comments | Posted July 10, 2012 | 6:15 PM

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How Republicans Can Still Win

(1) Comments | Posted June 29, 2012 | 11:55 AM

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Roberts' Tax

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2012 | 3:08 PM

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Holder of Contempt

(4) Comments | Posted June 22, 2012 | 9:18 AM

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Obama's Natural Selection

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 2:14 PM

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Blindsided in Beijing

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2012 | 7:34 PM

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Secret Service: In the Line of Floozies

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2012 | 2:30 PM

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New Heart for Old Dick

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2012 | 4:41 PM

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GoodFellas Can't Joke

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2012 | 12:38 PM

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The Dharun Ravi Case: Law Upheld, Justice Denied?

(157) Comments | Posted March 18, 2012 | 6:51 PM

Now there are two victims. Tyler Clementi and Dharun Ravi. The former paid with his life. The latter will pay with his future.

With the jury's guilty verdict in the so-called Rutgers University webcam spying case, Ravi, it appears, has been turned into the proverbial sacrificial lamb for society's collective...

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What Wall Street Muppets are Saying

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 2:33 PM

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Limbaugh's Oxycontraception

(0) Comments | Posted March 9, 2012 | 9:00 AM

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