NR Narayana Murthy in Lanka Business Online I was a strong socialist. By the end of 1970 I got to the conclusion that leftism is just bogus. Socialism in India is meaningless. Creation of jobs requires entrepreneurship,the soft-spoken Murthy said.
Barry Rubin in Global Politician Indeed, as Rubin says, "the Syrian regime is no longer a secular government fighting Islamism but rather the main Arab state promoting it. The dictatorship shed its leftism in the 1970s and its secularism under Bashar."