FROM Anuj Chopra
India Reels after Mumbai Terror Attack A handful of attackers killed more than 170 people in three days of bloody violence last week in Mumbai. Pakistan says it will help determine where the terrorists came from. Reports say India was warned twice but failed to keep up its guard. Fueled by angry media, the level of tension is back where it was in 2001, when the nuclear powers were on the brink of open warfare. Were the real targets recent efforts to reconcile historical differences and Barack Obama's strategy for combating terror?
Burmese Monks Continue Protests as Junta Forces Move In At the UN today, President Bush announced new sanctions against the repressive military government of Myanmar, which he referred to by its old name, Burma. He cited restriction of basic freedoms, forced child labor, human trafficking and the imprisonment of more than a thousand political prisoners. The best known of those prisoners is Aung San Suu Kyi , who's been subject to house arrest since her party won nationwide elections in 1990. For the past eight days, peaceful but massive protests have flooded the streets of several cities, and there are reports that the government may be ready to crack down. Anuj Chopra is a freelance reporter who is currently in Bombay, India.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?