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Mahir Ali

‘Re-educating’ Xinjiang: How the Chinese rule Uighurs

The Uighurs are Turkic Muslims, and official Chinese fears of fundamentalist radicalisation are not exactly unfounded.

20 Sep 2018 1:45 AM

Europe shift: Swedes flirt with politics of far-right

The obvious alternative is a centrist coalition transcending the ideological divide.

13 Sep 2018 2:06 AM

Yemen tragedy is escalating amid growing Mideast mess

The scale of the humanitarian tragedy in Yemen, however, extends far beyond the direct carnage of conflict.

07 Sep 2018 6:53 AM

Power games in Oz: After Morrison, what’s next?

Both Dutton and Morrison detested the very idea, with the latter’s aversion apparently rooted in his evangelical Christianity.

30 Aug 2018 12:13 AM

Prague 1968: Why ‘socialism with a human face’ had failed

Students in Prague mounted a protest, and demanded to speak to Dubcek.

24 Aug 2018 5:43 AM

The death of a dictator

The tall tales could usually be dismissed out of hand.

16 Aug 2018 2:27 AM

If Tehran has regime change, it must come from within

The nuclear deal has not exactly collapsed yet, given that none of Washington’s co-signatories followed its example.

09 Aug 2018 6:00 AM

New racist law in Israel makes Mideast peace more difficult

Dan Yakir, the chief legal counsel for the Association of Civil Rights in Israel, has described it as “a racist law”.

02 Aug 2018 1:52 AM

If Nato were to collapse, would it really be such a bad thing?

Trump left the Nato summit claiming a victory, as he is inclined to do, with little evidence.

19 Jul 2018 12:05 AM

Science still isn’t good at prevention of diseases

In the past 100 years, though, nothing quite as deadly as the so-called Spanish flu has struck the planet.

12 Jul 2018 1:18 AM