Articles by Seema Sirohi
Jul 09, 2013
Osama bin Laden and the failure of the Pakistani stateThe exhaustive 336-page report is a strong indictment of the entire government machinery – from the all-powerful ISI and the military to the lowly beat policeman and revenue officer.
Jun 26, 2013
Why US shouldn't accept Dalrymple's reading of Afghan 'history'With his latest essay on Afghanistan, William Dalrymple has crossed into the wilds of contemporary geo-politics and proved history can also be someone’s pet interpretation.
Jun 16, 2013
Big Brother Wars: Why Snowden is so valuable to ChinaIs he a hero for opening the door on this obsessive compulsive spying on ordinary citizens or a villain who jeopardized security by doing so?
Jun 11, 2013
What India could have taught the US about dealing with ChinaThe recent US-China summit was a success – for Chinese President Xi Jinping. He conceded little and ably cast the meeting on his terms.
Jun 06, 2013
What the appointment of Susan Rice as Obama's NSA means for IndiaNew Delhi can take heart in the fact that she will be a good counter to Secretary of State John Kerry who is seen as overly accommodating of Pakistan.
May 24, 2013
Obama's new guidelines on drone strikes: Pak will remain on radarPresident Obama’s new counter-terrorism doctrine is an attempt to restrict the controversial drone programme but without losing his prerogative to still strike wherever and whenever necessary.
May 08, 2013
As historic elections dawn, public mood in Pakistan is dismalA new Pew Research Center survey released May 7 highlights the people’s mood as “exceedingly grim” with 91% saying Pakistan is headed in the wrong direction.
May 02, 2013
Sikhs abroad will continue to hound likes of Sajjan KumarThose believing Sajjan Kumar's acquittal closes the chapter on the 1984 riots had better prepare themselves for a more sophisticated and sustained campaign through the courts in Europe, Canada and the United States.
Apr 23, 2013
Why the US needs to change how it views PakistanWhat is needed is hard-nosed policies and reorganization of the US bureaucracy towards the multiple threats originating from Pakistan.
Apr 11, 2013
Why Pakistan should give up its opposition to Indo-US nuclear dealPakistan picked the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference -- the ultimate gathering of the world's nuclear experts-- to carp about the deal. Here's why they should give it a rest.