The Kensington Review

12 January 2004

Latest Commentary:
With an estimated 8 million illegal immigrants in the US, President Bush's proposed reforms of what is laughingly called American immigration policy look like the right direction in which to move. Ideally, there should be no illegal immigrants, but facts are facts, and Mr. Bush has prudently opted for an approach that will legalize their status. So long as it doesn't become yet another amnesty, it might even have long-term benefits. Click here to read more.

Pakistan and India have fought three wars, two of them over the disputed territory of Kashmir. So last week's announcement that they will restart talks aimed at settling the dispute received global plaudits. Success is possible, since the Kashmir dispute is a good, old-fashioned argument over territoriality. It is unlikely, though, because of local die-hards. Click here for more.
Quotation of the Moment:
"I can see the broken eggs. Where's this omelet of yours?"
-- Panait Istrati,
Romanian Writer, 1885-1935

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