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8 October 2013

Badi Soch: U.S. lip service to democratic ideals

This daily column includes Gateway House’s Badi Soch – big thought – of the day’s foreign policy event. This Badi Soch analyses the implications of revelations about surveillance on Indian missions, by the U.S. government.

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16 September 2013

Badi Soch: Manila must mediate MILF-MNLF melee

This daily column includes Gateway House’s Badi Soch – big thought – of the day’s foreign policy events. This Badi Soch analyses why the Philippine government will have to play mediator to resolve the rivalry between MILF and MNLF – two insurgent groups from Mindanao – to secure peace in the region.

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16 September 2013

Badi Soch: Putin’s Weapon of Mass Diplomacy

This daily column includes Gateway House’s Badi Soch – big thought – of the day’s foreign policy events. This Badi Soch analyses the open letter in The New York Times from Russian President Vladimir Putin to American citizens, arguing against a military strike in Syria.

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19 August 2013

Badi Soch: Behind the CIA-Iran revelations

This daily column includes Gateway House’s Badi Soch – big thought – of the day’s foreign policy events. This Badi Soch deliberates on the timing of the CIA’s admission of involvement in overthrowing Iran’s Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh in 1953 and the implications of this disclosure