Mr. Venkatesan put forth several interesting questions in response to a previous post on commercial surrogacy (see comment). There is a vast body of literature on surrogacy with a variety of views and concerns in play. This post is therefore not intended to be comprehensive and only attempts to address briefly the issues he raised.French…

B.Raman has a column on the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in Outlook wherein he names the suspects: “Two versions have been circulating. Both attribute her assassination to Al Qaeda, but claim that Al Qaeda did not carry out the assassination directly, but through its Pakistani trojan horses. One version names the trojan horse as the…