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Mahir Ali

My Lai 1968: Has America learned any lessons at all?

The nation that picked Donald Trump as President in 2016 hasn’t changed all that much.

15 Mar 2018 1:45 AM

Did the nuke question seal Benazir’s fate a decade ago?

There can be little doubt, though, that Benazir’s planned return to the fray was indelibly wedded to Western interests.

08 Mar 2018 12:43 AM

Pyeongchang winter thaw raises hopes

The lessons of history necessitate a degree of scepticism

15 Feb 2018 2:06 AM

Kurds being crushed as US, Russia look the other way

Never mind that the Turkish supremo did his best to thwart the Kurdish-led defence of Kobani against an IS assault.

08 Feb 2018 2:17 AM

‘America first’ isn’t a Trump innovation

Under Franklin Roosevelt, the US favoured liberation for European colonies after the Second World War.

03 Feb 2018 12:25 AM

Russians can’t match US skill in subverting democracy

The extent to which propaganda via social media may have swung voting intentions is almost impossible to determine.

25 Jan 2018 2:48 AM

The making of a radical in America

A key component of that dimension was the eagerness of Bob Dylan.

19 Jan 2018 11:48 PM

Trump’s raj: A cartoon or reality show?

If this were to be a part of legal proceedings, the prosecution could at this point safely rest its case.

11 Jan 2018 1:43 AM

Discontent will not die out in Iran

Tehran, like everyone else, was caught on the hop, and evidently remains uncertain about the gravity of the threat it faces.

04 Jan 2018 2:58 AM

A Pakistani tragedy

The deep wounds inflicted on the national psyche on April 4, 1979, and Dec 27, 2007 are ineradicable.

28 Dec 2017 1:30 AM