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Top H-1B Employer to Hire 10,000 U.S. Workers

In what might be — at least in part — a bid to make nice with critics of its H-1B hiring, IT outsourcing company Cognizant Technology Solutions has announced plans to hire 10,000 workers in the U.S. over the next … Continue reading

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Relations between India and China Flare Up Over Border Dispute

India was upbeat when Li Keqiang, China’s new premier, announced that New Delhi would be the destination for his first foreign trip since taking power: it was seen by some as a potential milestone in more co-operative relations between the … Continue reading

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America’s Gen X|Y Forget What it Was Like Here in 1974

Is America in “decline”? Technically, the answer is yes — but it doesn’t matter. This may seem a puzzling assertion at a time when China’s economy is booming, its military power growing, and India and other nations are rising fast while the United … Continue reading

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Pakistan & China Solidify Ties Amid Tension with U.S.

Watching local customers savor chicken curry and sip mango lassi during lunchtime at his Pakistani restaurant, Mughal’s, in the trendy Sanlitun neighborhood of Beijing, owner Aasif Jaleel reflects on the deep ties between China and his homeland beyond the culinary … Continue reading

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The Russian “Wild Card” in the Future of Eurasia…

If India is the “swing state” in Asia‘s future balance of power, as a prominent CIA 2005 report put it, New Delhi is well aware that Russia remains the wild card in the region. Medvedev and Singh signed more than … Continue reading

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INFO-GRAPHIC: Africa in Perspective- do you really know how big this continent really is?

People often underestimate how large Africa really is. This info-graphic helps illustrate the actual size of Africa by fitting in as many of the world’s other countries as possible all over the continent. As you can see, Africa is larger … Continue reading

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The Post-American World

In his 2008 international bestseller The Post-American World, Fareed Zakaria wrote, “The future is already here.” If there were any doubts as to the veracity of that claim, the whirlwind events of the last three years have settled them. Even … Continue reading

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