January 2014

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“Starting with the national security adviser to the prime minister of India, senior U.S. national security officials should begin to discuss options for significantly expanded counterterror cooperation with their Indian counterparts, up to and including the possibility of basing U.S. military and/or intelligence operatives in India to address Pakistan-based terrorist threats in a post-Afghanistan context. These conversations would be politically sensitive, so they should begin only after the next Indian government is elected in the spring……”

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Arvind Kejriwal could have gained equal amount of media traction, had he chosen to abide by the order of carrying out his dharna at Jantar Mantar. The purpose, however was sinister. It was to pose a threat to the nerve center of India, i.e. the South Block, North Block, Parliament and Rastrapati Bhawan complex. It is for this reason that he duped the authorities by first stating that only he and his cabinet colleagues would form part of the dharna. Once he established himself he gave a call to cadres from all parts of the country to converge on the nerve center of India. What saved the situation was the insipid heed to his call and the vigilance of Delhi Police.

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The protest by Aam Aadmi Party and its leaders over the issue of suspending five Delhi Police officials is nothing but a well thought out strategy.

The party realized that since rapes in Delhi are taking place almost daily and people would start blaming them as they blamed Sheila Dikshit government in the past, they would end up with bad publicity. So a strategy was planned to raise the issue of Delhi Police not being under Delhi government. Law Minister Somnath Bharti was authorized to pick up a law and order problem and raise it in full media glare so that it can be then converted into a larger issue of control over Delhi Police.

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