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The deity of globalisation

Neoliberalism, economic growth and the rise of religiosity in India. Review of The God market: How globalization is making India more Hindu/Meera Nanda.

Fuelling the fire

Pakistan bought the Erieye radar surveillance system from Sweden, for $10 billion: Photo Saab AB.

India is the second largest arms importing country in the world, just after China. Pakistan has been, for a long time, a standing customer of European arms, making it the eleventh largest arms importer in the world. Given this, the region is indeed a lucrative market for the arms industry to engage in. Armed conflicts between the two nations have been used by eager European arms producers, aided by their governments.

Daughter of peace

Profile of Irom Sharmila Chanu and her struggle against military repression in Manipur.

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