Egyptian turmoil highlights US dilemma

February 3, 2011
Arshad Mahmud
Egyptian turmoil highlights US dilemma

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians now protesting in Cairo and Alexandria appeared more emboldened than ever in their resolve to oust President Hosni Mubarak. Indeed, the televised speech that Mubarak made on Tuesday evening promising not to seek another term appeared to stoke the protesters’ rage even further. “Get out now”, was their overwhelming response...
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In praise of ‘dirty old’ Sardarji

December 26, 2010
Arshad Mahmud
In praise of ‘dirty old’ Sardarji

Now, at 96 plus, Khuswant Singh appears to have had enough and wants to call it quits. Otherwise, what else can explain his abrupt decision to stop writing — his lifelong passion and the elixir (besides a glass of scotch every evening) that have kept him surprisingly agile, robust and remarkably productive for all...
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