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Mahir Ali

Kingdom of woe

Kingdom of woe

There are few parallels to the kingdom’s distaste for human rights. Updated May 24, 2017 06:58am
Trump’s world

Trump’s world

The adjective ‘Nixonian’ has given Trump cause for concern. Published May 17, 2017 01:09am
The Irish model

The Irish model

The Irish law, however odd it may seem from a Western angle, would appear lame to many Muslim states. Updated May 10, 2017 03:33am
Baby steps

Baby steps

Trump described Kim Jong-un as a ‘smart cookie’. Published May 03, 2017 01:08am
French indecision

French indecision

The electoral map shows a divided France. Updated Apr 27, 2017 11:36am
A bit bolshie

A bit bolshie

‘Land, peace and bread’ were what the Russians aspired to. Published Apr 19, 2017 06:56am
Road to Damascus

Road to Damascus

Is it acceptable to slay civilians, including ‘beautiful children’? Published Apr 12, 2017 06:00am
A poet’s conscience

A poet’s conscience

Like Dylan, Yevtushenko was a voice of his generation. Published Apr 05, 2017 06:22am
Terror tactics

Terror tactics

The patent absurdity of IS contrasts with the IRA’s motivations. Published Mar 29, 2017 03:38am
Rock of ages

Rock of ages

Almost every rock guitarist owes a debt to Berry. Published Mar 22, 2017 07:18am
Turkish fright

Turkish fright

The Dutch elections and the Turkish referendum are the latest battlegrounds for far-right politics. Published Mar 15, 2017 07:03am
Women’s vanguard

Women’s vanguard

The female workers didn’t know they were sparking a revolution. Published Mar 08, 2017 01:10am
No-state ‘solution’

No-state ‘solution’

Key members of Israel’s cabinet favour partial annexation. Published Mar 01, 2017 02:16am
After Sehwan

After Sehwan

The bells did not fall silent, the ‘dhammal’ never stopped. Published Feb 22, 2017 01:32am
Trump’s choices

Trump’s choices

Does Putin possess compromising recordings? Published Feb 15, 2017 01:12am
Disarray in the UK

Disarray in the UK

The Brexit debate has sparked more confusion. Published Feb 08, 2017 02:38am
Trump goes wild

Trump goes wild

The ban has been received joyously by the far right. Published Feb 01, 2017 03:04am
The first 100 hours

The first 100 hours

Trump epitomises the worst excesses of capitalism. Published Jan 25, 2017 12:50pm
Bye bye, Barack

Bye bye, Barack

Obama’s supporters had cause to feel abandoned. Published Jan 18, 2017 12:59pm
The double act

The double act

It remains to be seen how the Putin-Trump bromance will play out. Published Jan 11, 2017 06:22am