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Mahir Ali

All eyes on Trump-Kim meeting that looms ahead

Apart from their distinctively eccentric hairstyles, one thing Kim and Trump clearly have in common is their unpredictability.

26 Apr 2018 2:30 AM

If Iran-Israel rift escalates, it may engulf entire region

The US and its pair of European acolytes went out of their way to avoid direct injury to Russian or Iranian forces.

19 Apr 2018 2:19 AM

Anti-Semitism row, ‘spying’ claims fail to silence Corbyn

The ideological divide remained unbridged, though, and the tendency to latch on to smear campaigns undiminished.

12 Apr 2018 5:17 AM

Dr King’s legacy goes far beyond civil rights; his spirit lives on

A speech by King at a local church less than 24 hours earlier was in retrospect interpreted by some as premonitory.

05 Apr 2018 6:08 AM

It’s scary: Bolton may now unleash global havoc

Colin Powell, Bush’s initial secretary of state, considered Bolton a spy for vice-president Cheney in the state department.

29 Mar 2018 1:23 AM

Spy plots in Putin era: A return of Cold War?

Arguably, the least interesting of these revolved around the level of turnout and the extent of Vladimir Putin’s triumph.

22 Mar 2018 12:55 AM

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