P Sainath on Indian troops in Iraq in the past and now: “[During World War I] they died for the British empire. Now, they’re being asked to die for the American empire. Then, it could be argued, we were a colony — and had no choice. Today, in the era of globalised markets, we’ll be doing it for ‘lucrative contracts.” From The Hindu.

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