Good reads for your Sunday!
- Google has always claimed to put the interests of the user first. It's worth questioning whether or not that's still the case. Has Google reached a point where it must be evil? The case against Google. (Gizmodo)
- American students struggle to repay their loans, as their debts top U.S.$1 trillion. (Bloomberg)
- Fresh-water shortages and more droughts and floods will increase the likelihood that water will be used as a weapon between states or to further terrorist aims in key strategic areas, including the Middle East, South Asia and North Africa, a U.S. intelligence assessment says. (Washington Post)
- Six big lies about Israel runs the United States. (Foreign Policy)
- Is India back to the rickshaw rate of growth? (The Economist)
- Security analysts have been asking whether French intelligence missed vital clues about Mohamed Merah that might have prevented his attacks or stopped him earlier. (BBC)
- Sachin Tendulkar and the burden of the 100th Century. (Cricinfo)
- The Year's Best Military Photography. (FP)
- B-School students are opting for internship with BJP, CPM, and other parties. (ET)
The cartoon below from Sudhir Tailang shows the chicanery behind the UPA government's claim of having reducing poverty numbers substantially.