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Mahir Ali

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

López Obrador represents a rare glimmer of hope

Although considered something of an outsider, Amlo has been a part of the political scene for decades.

05 Jul 2018 6:05 AM

It’s wrong to respond to a refugee crisis with cruelty

Trump has been crowing over the troubles of Angela Merkel in Germany.

28 Jun 2018 2:48 AM

N Korea nukes: Optics are bad, but a real deal is a long way off

North Korea has also kept a keen eye on Iraq, where Saddam Hussein faced an American-led invasion after abandoning his nuclear ambitions.

21 Jun 2018 12:02 AM

‘Ortega-free’ future looks unlikely in Nicaragua

Pent-up resentments related to other various issues kept emotions on the boil.

14 Jun 2018 2:16 AM