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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2527

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The Bush administration’s committee for regime change in Iran

An article published in the Boston Globe on January 2 has provided a glimpse into the preparations of the Bush administration for political provocations and a military attack against Iran. While the White House continues to maintain that it intends to resolve the ongoing confrontation with Iran diplomatically, a team of top officials from the Pentagon, State Department, Treasury, CIA and National Security Council has been working to strengthen US military alliances against Tehran, covertly finance Iranian dissidents and oppositional groups, and isolate Iran economically.

BJP’s ‘Partition’ Threat

By Tukoji Pandit - Syndicate Features

During its three-day conclave at Lucknow in December 2006, the Bharatiya Janata Party warned the people that the country was heading towards another ‘partition’ because of the allegedly ‘soft’ approach towards terrorism and ‘minority appeasement’ policy of the present UPA and the previous Congress and other non-BJP governments at the Centre. The ‘warning’ may be dismissed by some as part of the raving and ranting of a party that, feeling like fish out of water since its 2004 electoral defeat, thinks that its future lies only in doing something desperate if it has to achieve its sole goal of grabbing the seat on the Raisina Hills.

Exploded bus passengers getting treatment at Karapitiya and Balapitiya hospitals.

By Vandana Jayasinghe

The injured passengers of the bomb exploded in a private bus at the Godagama, Ambalangoda in Galle at 2.30 pm are now admitted to the Karapitiya and Balapitiya hospitals. This is the second bomb explosion took place with the last 24-hours and has killed over 15 and injured several passengers who were travelling from Colombo to Matara. According to sources there were over 50 people inside the bus and 12 passengers with critical injuries have admitted to the Karapitiya hospital.


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