My 7 years in Singapore

7 years ago, this day, i set my foot in Singapore. At that time, i had no plans of hanging on to this place this long. I was actively looking at moving to the US in a few months. But then, the tech bubble burst and the US market went down steadily. I stayed on…

WTF – George ‘Dubya’ Bush

Cartoon source: here What would we do without George Bush? We should honour him for the daily dose of laughter that he spreads in our lives… [Pervez Musharraf] has been a loyal ally in fighting terrorists. He has also advanced democracy in Pakistan. He has said he will take off his uniform. He has said…

Pakistani nukes in American hands?

Just as expected, or as rumoured, Pakistan’s nuclear weapons are already under American control. Surely the US cant sit aside and fiddle its thumbs as Pakistani politics goes for a roller coaster ride. Years ago, there were rumours that in case of Musharraf being killed by the extremists or the jehadis taking over the country,…

The world shows the ‘middle finger’ to China

The Dalai Lama visiting Steve Irwin’s family in Australia First it was Australia, then Germany and now the USA. Each and every country is looking at the Chinese protest against hosting the Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama as nothing but a case of a ‘barking dog’. Now, the US has even presented the Dalai Lama…

How the mighty have fallen

Now, Henry Kissinger doesn’t mind licking India’s boot. Ironically, Henry Kissinger had once said “The Indians are bastards.” That was shortly before India went to war with Pakistan in 1971. “So if you ask me what about the things I said in 1971,” Kissinger said at the dinner, “I now say, I am a convert,”…

USS Trenton is now INS Jalashva

The Indian Navy has bought over USS Trenton from the United States for $48.44 million. The ship has been renamed, the INS Jalashva (river horse, or hippopotamus) and was kept at Norfolk Naval Base for refitting until May 2007. Six UH-3 Sea King maritime utility transport helicopters will be operated from the ship. The ship…