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Monday, November 02, 2009

Maoist insurgency makes the New York Times

The New York Times just ran an article on the Maoist insurgency and the planned government offensive:

“Maoist Rebels Widen Deadly Reach Across India

Keith Bedford for The New York Times

An Indian officer guarded a post in Barsur, in Chattisgarh State, where Maoists dominate thousands of square miles of territory.


Published: October 31, 2009

BARSUR, India — At the edge of the Indravati River, hundreds of miles from the nearest international border, India effectively ends. Indian paramilitary officers point machine guns across the water. The dense jungles and mountains on the other side belong to Maoist rebels dedicated to overthrowing the government.”

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