Sunday, Apr 05, 2020 | Last Update : 03:52 AM IST

Mahir Ali Page-4

Saudi Arabia needs drastic restructuring

The UAE is complicit, after all, in the misguided aggression against Yemen. Reports suggest it has even employed Israeli-supplied contractors.

29 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Beatles’ 1968 White Album is in tune with today’s world

“Revolution 9” would almost certainly have been discarded had producer George Martin’s favoured option of a single disc not been overruled.

22 Nov 2018 6:35 AM

Poetry & war: The monstrous anger of guns

The Latin quotation from Horace translates as: It is a sweet and honourable thing to die for one’s country.

01 Nov 2018 6:46 AM

Electing Bolsonaro is a self-goal for Brazil

Brazil, by far the biggest country in South America, is the world’s fourth largest democracy.

25 Oct 2018 12:31 AM

An American tragedy, with potent acts of defiance

The international record holder, John Carlos, came third as fellow team member Tommie Smith set a new world record.

18 Oct 2018 2:20 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

The price of a journalist’s criticism in Saudi Arabia

Sadly, there is every reason to suspect that the allegations are not unfounded, notwithstanding Saudi Arabia’s vociferous denials.

11 Oct 2018 12:44 AM

Hysteria over Kavanaugh: US Prez firm on SC rightward shift

It’s hardly a state secret, of course, that the US SC features a bench broadly divided between conservatives and liberals.

04 Oct 2018 12:06 AM

What will the question be if there is a 2nd vote on Brexit?

The electorate could be asked whether or not it accepts the deal negotiated by its government with the EU.

27 Sep 2018 12:12 AM

‘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

ADVERTISEMENT

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

ADVERTISEMENT

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

ADVERTISEMENT