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Muhammad Ali Siddiqi

Why Gallipoli inspired the Australian cricket team

Cricket is indeed a strange sport: it draws inspiration from battlefields, on which, unlike the gallows, grass grows.

23 May 2019 12:15 AM

U-turn lessons from Atatürk, Adolf Hitler and Napoleon

Napoleon had no opportunity to make a U-turn, because unlike Hitler he had taken Moscow with ease, the czar refusing to give battle.

27 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Trump isn’t first to scrap accord they are a party to

Clinton was very much in power to see the Declaration of Principles destroyed by his Israeli friends.

18 May 2018 12:18 AM

Threatened by militia, Pak is much like Weimar

Jinnah remains our frame of reference. He is nearer in history, and his personality has continued to inspire four generations of Pakistanis.

26 Dec 2017 5:37 AM

Why Russia & China went separate ways

The Gorbachev-Yeltsin duo made the mistake of effecting political re-forms instead of liberalising the economy first.

09 Nov 2017 6:45 AM