Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani has declined to attend the India Today conclave in Delhi, saying he cannot share the stage with India’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Shivshankar Menon. Speaking to mediapersons late Sunday evening, Geelani said: “I cannot share the stage with officials of the Indian government, including its National Security Advisor Shivshankar [...] Continue reading Won’t share stage with NSA: Geelani
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US President Barack Obama has reportedly told President Asif Ali Zardari through his National Security Adviser, retired Marine General James L. Jones, and CIA Director Leon Panetta that the cancer of terrorism is in Pakistan and emanating from that country. “We”re living on borrowed time. We consider the Times Square attempt a successful plot because [...] Continue reading Cancer of terrorism is in Pakistan, Obama tells Zardari through his NSA
A cabinet panel Tuesday formally approved the appointment of former foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon as the National Security Advisor (NSA).
Menon, who was named Jan 21 to take over the role of chief advisor to the national government on matters of security, will hold the status of minister of state. He assumed office Jan 23.
A brief [...] Continue reading Shivshankar Menon formally named NSA