Voters have spoken, winners have heard them, a new administration is in office, and a rosy morning has dawned in Bihar. Soon the work shall resume – the work, that is, of moving Bihar forward.
Recently 84-year old Fidel Castro, the retired revolutionary leader of Cuba, told American journalist, Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic magazine (published in the United States), that the “Cuban model” no longer works. Castro was referring to the economic model of communism, which he implemented in Cuba 50 years ago.
Some people resort to violence to get what they want and could care less if they hurt or kill—either themselves or others or both—in so doing. This phenomenon is old, and scholars who have studied such behavior have suggested using economics as a tool to reduce violence.
A war within a country, resulting from a riot or uprising or violence, pits citizens against citizens and bloodies everyone. It could flare up without warning or simmer forever at low heat. A war between two nations, on the other hand, kills the nation’s enemies and is unlikely to happen frequently or to last a long time. Take, for instance, India, a fast emerging economic power.