Mahir Ali

American nightmare

American nightmare

Hardly anyone is writing off the possibility of re-election.

Updated 29 Jul, 2020 09:50am
A different world

A different world

A century ago, the aim of a Soviet global federation did not seem illusory.

Published 22 Jul, 2020 07:15am
Two steps back

Two steps back

Turkey’s move to alter the status of Hagia Sophia was unnecessary.

Published 15 Jul, 2020 07:13am
Russian choices

Russian choices

Putin could potentially remain in power until 2036.

Published 08 Jul, 2020 06:34am
Promised land

Promised land

Even the White House has switched its green light to amber.

Published 01 Jul, 2020 07:07am
The real villain

The real villain

The book’s status as a bombshell is probably overrated.

Published 24 Jun, 2020 07:02am
Falling idols

Falling idols

Tear down yesterday’s statues, but focus on tomorrow.

Published 17 Jun, 2020 06:48am
Back to what?

Back to what?

If only it could be easier to breathe in the post-pandemic world.

Published 10 Jun, 2020 06:56am
American backlash

American backlash

The fires burning across the US undermine its claim to be a model democracy.

Published 03 Jun, 2020 06:50am
China syndrome

China syndrome

Beijing intends to add the security rules to the playbook.

Published 27 May, 2020 06:35am
Other afflictions

Other afflictions

The virus of hate will be with us long after the pandemic.

Published 20 May, 2020 06:59am
The way out

The way out

Covid-19 has wreaked more devastation among richer nations.

Published 13 May, 2020 06:27am
Nazi nightmare

Nazi nightmare

The World War II narrative remains contested territory.

Published 06 May, 2020 04:48am
Lenin’s legacy

Lenin’s legacy

His arrival at Petrograd marked the start of a global transformation.

Published 22 Apr, 2020 06:09am
Exit, stage left

Exit, stage left

The anti-Sanders conspiracy went according to plan.

Updated 15 Apr, 2020 11:37am
Verse remedies

Verse remedies

Wordsworth’s best verse will no doubt endure.

Published 08 Apr, 2020 07:00am
Foolish notions

Foolish notions

Trump is a constant reminder that truth is stranger than fiction.

Published 01 Apr, 2020 06:29am
Beyond the disease

Beyond the disease

The profiteering is not restricted to individuals.

Published 25 Mar, 2020 05:37am
In crisis mode

In crisis mode

Where the disease will spread next is uncertain.

Published 18 Mar, 2020 07:01am