Opinion



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



Iran’s imperial dream

Iran has somewhat succeeded in getting as far as Sanaa in a bid to increase its influence in the Arab world.



Effectively fighting chronic diseases

Many of us are terrified by the prospect of having a debilitating stroke or a fatal heart attack.



Libya’s vacuous revolution

Has Libya totally unraveled as a nation, rendered a hodgepodge of city-states, run by dozens of militant groups answerable to no one? Looks like it.



Prophecy of doom

When India and Pakistan conducted nuclear tests in 1998, the world suddenly became a dangerous place. South Asia, now home to about 2 billion people, was in the midst of a nuclear arms race.

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