Assam state fears surge in violence as India ends truce
Hopes for an end to nearly three decades of
bloody insurgency in Indias remote northeast have dimmed after New
Delhi at the weekend called off a ceasefire and resumed army
operations against a dominant separatist group.
'Overly candid' Musharraf memoir tough on neighbours
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said on
Monday he went against the advice of aides to write a memoir that
could rile neighbors India and Afghanistan and accuses the United
States of threatening to bomb his country "back to the Stone Age."
White House admits Iraq fuels extremism
The White House acknowledged that Iraq was among
several factors that "fuel the spread of jihadism," but said that
winning the war would dishearten potential terrorists.