Kashmir is one of the legacies of British colonialism. When the English left, the subcontinent was divided along religious lines. It was a treacherous, violent and ugly process, and the wounds are still far from being healed.
August 17, 2019
A government crisis in Italy is nothing new; it has had no fewer than 61 adminstrations since the Second World War. What is a first, though, is a government crisis during the prime “Ferragosto” holiday season.
August 10, 2019
When authoritarian regimes come up against grassroots protesters, both find themselves in an uncomfortable place. Last weekend proved this once more.
August 07, 2019
The US central bank, the Federal Reserve (Fed), is widely expected to lower its base rate on Wednesday. Its governor, Jerome Powell, announced the about-turn of his tightening policy in a speech in Paris in mid-July.
July 29, 2019