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Mahir Ali

Formidable Fidel

The Cuban leader’s stature is secure. Published Nov 30, 2016 04:54am

Crack and doom

Cohen’s life was a quest for the Truth, with a capital T. Published Nov 23, 2016 01:18am

Shock therapy?

Could Trump have been defeated by Bernie Sanders? Published Nov 16, 2016 02:07am

Tipping point

The Suez Crisis is more aptly known as the tripartite aggression. Published Nov 09, 2016 01:04am

Hungarian revolts

Most voters stayed away from the referendum on refugees. Updated Nov 02, 2016 03:43am

Clinton conundrum

Many of Clinton’s poll pledges won’t translate into policy. Published Oct 26, 2016 02:00am

An elusive winner

Dylan is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. Published Oct 19, 2016 12:56pm

Nobel intentions

Hostilities in Colombia have claimed some 260,000 lives. Published Oct 12, 2016 01:01am

War games

In the case of Pakistan and India, fog is decidedly preferable to conflict. Published Oct 05, 2016 01:34am

Second coming

It was not surprising that Corbyn’s mandate had been renewed. Published Sep 28, 2016 01:08am

Cultural revolution

America was instantly besotted by The Beatles. Published Sep 21, 2016 01:15am

Australia’s shame

Many Australians are troubled by the moves to deter asylum-seekers. Published Sep 07, 2016 12:54pm

Vigilante president

Duterte is prone to shooting his mouth off. Published Aug 31, 2016 01:28am

The ghosts of Spain

Is the Syrian conflict a 21st-century equivalent of Spain’s civil war? Published Aug 24, 2016 01:23am

Russian motivations

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Soviet coup attempt. Published Aug 17, 2016 01:04am

New conventions

A Sanders presidency would have been a fascinating departure for the US. Published Aug 03, 2016 01:27am

Terrorist madness

Europe’s far-right is effectively the other side of the IS coin. Published Jul 27, 2016 02:09am

Quest for war

The book comes across as an inveterate warmonger’s fantasy. Published Jul 20, 2016 01:23am