Mahir Ali

Et tu, Tunisia?

Et tu, Tunisia?

The Arab Spring’s sweetest dream goes sour. Published 28 Jul, 2021 06:33am
Virtual vultures

Virtual vultures

Pegasus software has stirred a storm of indignation across the globe. Updated 22 Jul, 2021 08:27am
Hushed exit

Hushed exit

Afghanistan’s ordeal isn’t over yet. Published 14 Jul, 2021 07:13am
Peruvian paralysis

Peruvian paralysis

Election win isn’t enough for a left turn. Published 30 Jun, 2021 06:09am
Cold war II

Cold war II

China and the West must find a better way. Published 23 Jun, 2021 07:11am
Bye bye Bibi?

Bye bye Bibi?

Netanyahu’s ouster doesn’t really spell change. Published 16 Jun, 2021 07:18am
Don’t mention it

Don’t mention it

The island has changed a great deal since Chiang’s death. Published 09 Jun, 2021 07:38am
Living history

Living history

The Tulsa massacre has been called the ‘American Kristallnacht’. Published 02 Jun, 2021 06:42am
Contemporary sage

Contemporary sage

At 80, Bob Dylan still has something to say. Published 26 May, 2021 06:31am
Killing field

Killing field

Who exactly are the terrorists in Gaza? Published 19 May, 2021 07:30am
Israeli flashpoint

Israeli flashpoint

There are persistent reports from the US suggesting that the mood over unquestioning backing for Israel is shifting. Updated 12 May, 2021 09:09am
So far so good?

So far so good?

Biden’s done well at home, but how far will he go? Published 28 Apr, 2021 07:49am
After the Castros

After the Castros

The ‘path of confrontation’ was America’s choice. Published 21 Apr, 2021 06:32am
Wit and wisdom

Wit and wisdom

Warmth and gregariousness came naturally to him. Updated 14 Apr, 2021 12:03pm
Crimson tide

Crimson tide

1971 was a tricky time for Pakistan’s leading poet. Published 07 Apr, 2021 07:48am
A man’s world

A man’s world

Australia’s woes reflect a global defect. Published 31 Mar, 2021 06:37am
Our parting blow

Our parting blow

The second partition was an avoidable catastrophe. Published 24 Mar, 2021 06:58am
Fight or flight?

Fight or flight?

The Americans will only be postponing the inevitable if they linger. Updated 17 Mar, 2021 08:17am