Owen Bennett-Jones

Beyond amnesties

Beyond amnesties

The rich and powerful may go to jail but not because they’ve broken the law. Published 05 Oct, 2021 07:25am
A mere $400,000

A mere $400,000

America’s wound will remain raw and open for years to come. Published 07 Sep, 2021 07:47am
Who benefits more?

Who benefits more?

It’s been widely assumed that China was always going to secure the most benefits. Updated 03 Aug, 2021 08:35am
Kashmir dilemma

Kashmir dilemma

Modi seems even less likely than his predecessors to do a deal. Updated 06 Jul, 2021 08:25am
Revisiting PK-326

Revisiting PK-326

Questions remain about Murtaza Bhutto’s role in the 1981 hijacking. Published 01 Jun, 2021 07:01am
Benazir & the bomb

Benazir & the bomb

Some elements didn’t think Benazir was committed to the nuclear programme. Published 04 May, 2021 06:25am
Power games

Power games

The only way civilian govts will improve is when they are allowed to fail and then be punished for it at the ballot box. Updated 06 Apr, 2021 09:04am
Vaccine reluctance

Vaccine reluctance

There is scepticism in the UK’s minority communities. Published 02 Mar, 2021 07:08am
Anti-West clamour

Anti-West clamour

The nationalists might want to reflect on some paradoxes. Published 02 Feb, 2021 07:24am
Far right faith

Far right faith

Until recently, Traditionalism was an obscure set of beliefs. Published 05 Jan, 2021 07:51am
Benazir’s advice

Benazir’s advice

‘I don’t want to hear back from you until you have had a nice dinner with a nice woman,’ she wrote. Published 06 Oct, 2020 07:35am
Getting ahead

Getting ahead

Why are British Indians wielding more power than British Pakistanis? Updated 01 Sep, 2020 09:48am
Double standards

Double standards

Pakistan has been silent on the mistreatment of Uighurs. Published 04 Aug, 2020 06:52am
Colonial legacy

Colonial legacy

Post-colonial uncertainties are not restricted to the once-colonised. Published 07 Jul, 2020 07:10am
Recognising threats

Recognising threats

Militaries should be asking: ‘what’s coming next?’ Published 02 Jun, 2020 06:37am
Slip-ups in Iraq

Slip-ups in Iraq

How did Iran end up more powerful than the US in Iraq? Published 05 May, 2020 06:20am
Surrender again?

Surrender again?

The message is: those who violently defy the state can demand a reward. Published 03 Mar, 2020 07:01am