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Stopping 'big' riots not enough: Why is PM Modi silent on 'small' communal tensions?

Noted academician Ashutosh Varshney’s <i>Indian Express</i> op-ed, Sparks, no fires: why Modi is likely to oppose instrumental use of riots in politics, …

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Where Does Obama Stand on Assad?

The Syrian strongman is playing a crafty game that’s starting to splinter the opposition. The White House should say he must go.<p>Thursday, Defense …

Europe’s Muslims feel under siege

COPENHAGEN — On a continent where Muslim leaders are decrying a surge in discrimination and aggression, Alisiv Ceran is the terrorist who wasn’t.<p>The 21-year-old student at the University of Copenhagen recently hopped on a commuter train to this stately Scandinavian city, his bag bulging with a …

Assuming GOP Does Take the Senate, Dems Have Nothing to Fear

Hey, Democrats, trust me on this one: The all-talk, no-action Republicans aren’t going to challenge business as usual. They never really do.<p>Midterm …