Roberts reserves his sharpest blade for Lord Mountbatten.
Rulers, whether in civvies or in uniform, above all and below all, are common men.
The memoirs are not a ‘selfie in book form’.
‘One is roots and the other is wings.’
To some, a hand-folded namaste encourages social distancing.
Pakistan needs to be closer to Russia.
Pakistan is still a semi-state.
We are warned of the power available to IT giants.
Where do we stand in this spectrum of despair?
Today’s creaking colonialists are being outbid by the US, Chinese and Saudis.
Modi believes in beneficial rebirth, but can he be sure as who or what?
Scientists tell us that there are in fact multiverses.
Old sins, as Agatha Christie wrote, have long shadows.
It took zealots minutes to destroy the Buddha’s statue.
Seven years later, we are back to marla one.
It is hardly surprising that the FBR has found it difficult to sustain its lofty vision.
The buffoonery of many leaders is disquieting.
Bolton’s book deserves to be read — only once.
The seeds scattered 50 years ago have germinated, unexpectedly.
Moral ambiguity bedevils governments here and in the UK.