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WikiLeaks, China – and a $10,000 ‘payment’

As a journalist who writes on China (among other countries), I often find myself curiously conflicted. For anything that one can state with compelling persuasiveness about China, exactly the opposite statement might also hold true. Finding the right nuance about … Continue reading

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Petticoat politics and the drawstrings of the 2G scam

(This column, discussing privacy issues arising from a recent big-money corruption scandal in India, was published in DNA edition dated November 24, 2010.) Venky Vembu Tamil Nadu’s former chief minister and leader of the Dravidian movement C.N. Annadurai once invoked … Continue reading

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