this fellow, the economist stringer in delhi, has been the worst foreign correspondent in india since oh... the NYT's john burns, the NYT's barbara crossette, the NYT's elisabeth bumiller. hmmm... maybe a pattern is emerging here.
i understand astill is, finally, leaving. it may be short-lived relief, though, because the voice of NATO, the 'atlanticist' surely has even worse bigots on staff. the previous guy, simon long, was actually quite a decent person, though.