Monthly Archives: March 2011

The United States And NATO In Libya: A = B = C => A = C

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa President Obama, spoke eloquently as is usually the case, at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C on Libya. Under fire, for good reason, on the Libyan intervention for not consulting the Congress rather … Continue reading

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The Future Of Middle East And North Africa (MENA)

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa MENA is roiling. The well-schooled in Washington and London ― in Foggy Bottom and Chatham House, at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and at Her Majesty’s Intelligences (MIs) ― are burning the midnight oil … Continue reading

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Geology, Politics And Geopolitics

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa When the earth beneath our feet moves our politics changes, as if to remind us not to take the daily turns of the earth and our lives on it for granted. It had moved … Continue reading

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Are The World’s Nuclear Reactors Safe? (By Homer Simpson)

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa In the October 17, 1991 Season 3 Episode 5 of Fox Television’s adult cartoon The Simpsons, the protagonist Homer Simpson is defined: he is a nuclear power plant operator who saves his plant from … Continue reading

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The Making Of Europe

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The European continent has been stress tested many a time in its history.  Integration by iron and blood for a Council of Europe whose values are human rights, democracy and the rule of law … Continue reading

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Strategic Disengagement

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa (I had submitted this article to The Wall Street Journal op-ed pages on November 06, 2009) The United States, since 1789, was always isolationist. Except beyond its own borders to the west on the … Continue reading

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The Three Revolutions

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Former President Richard Nixon’s Secretary of State and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger had written a seminal column in the opinion pages of The Washington Post on April 7th, 2008 called The Three Revolutions. … Continue reading

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