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  • The man who oils India's wheels

    01/26/2005 9:25:21 PM PST · by Gengis Khan · 146+ views
    AsiaTimes ^ | Jan 25, 2005 | Ramtanu Maitra
    The man who oils India's wheels By Ramtanu Maitra No US ambassador since John Kenneth Galbraith massaged the Indian ego more efficiently than Robert D Blackwill. The former envoy to India (2001-2003) is now reportedly cultivating his Indian friends to win a lobbying contract for his firm, Washington-based Barbour, Griffith and Rogers International (BG&R). [1] Blackwill's timing is right. India has terminated its relationship with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Field as a result of its failure to stop US government consideration of the sale of F-16s to Pakistan. Blackwill resigned suddenly last November from his position as number two...
  • Politicizing Intelligence – Yet Again

    09/14/2006 4:41:43 AM PDT · by unionblue83 · 16 replies · 595+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 14 September 2006 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    If you thought efforts were over to rewrite history on the lead-up to the war in Iraq and to smear the head of the Iraqi National Congress, Ahmad Chalabi, then think again. A remarkable pair of reports released last week by the Senate Select committee on Intelligence re-examine for the umpteenth time the pre-war intelligence on Iraqi WMD programs and Saddam’s alleged ties to al-Qaeda. The reports were produced at the demand of committee Democrats as part of a vast fishing expedition aimed at buttressing their old saw, Bush lied-People died. What’s remarkable about these reports are not the facts...