Opinion



Britain’s EU dilemma

Europe is once again divided between East and West — only this time the fault line runs through the European Union. The eastern members are clinging fast to the EU in the face of Russian aggression.



Voting pragmatically

Once a Soviet citizen went to vote. He was given a sealed envelope and told to put it in the ballot box.



Iran not likely to mend its ways

As the US-Iranian talks near the announced deadline, the question is no longer about nukes. It is about the Iranian regime itself.



Is PKK’s terror really ending in Turkey?

Once terror descends on the cities of a country, it alters the way people go about their daily lives. Suicide attacks in public places become a routine thing.



Bangladesh on the brink

Is Bangladesh once again on the verge of a political meltdown?



Iran’s meddling and US neglect

Iran was an important topic during GCC-US discussions held in Riyadh on March 5.



A Gandhi explores the Muslim mind

Who was really responsible for the Partition? Jinnah and his Muslim League, the Congress led by Nehru and Patel, or the retreating British?



Enter the VIPs

So I came home with these two tickets to a very popular sold-out concert and my wife had that look of reluctant admiration well married wives have for their husbands when they do something extraordina



How Syria has entered ‘the Dark Ages’

The Syrian conflict is entering its fifth grim, awful year. It has claimed the lives of more than 200,000 people, displaced more than a third of the country’s population.



Running out of time

Many years before the start of the so-called Arab Spring, many international agencies had warned that Yemen could become the first country in the world to simply run out of water due to its fast-deple

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