Results of an innocent looking referendum in Italy may jolt the world from EU to Pakistan, Why? 

Samina Tippu | Italian public would be voting, on Dec. 4, in a referendum to approve of a bill of political reforms presented by Italian...

The art of obfuscation Vs The perfect heist?

The art of obfuscation by Sky is Neela Having a voice, an audience, a platform is a privilege not afforded to many. Those who are afforded...

Trump may cause fresh spike in Pakistan-India tensions

With the election of a hawkish Donald Trump in the US, Mr Modi may even now be gambling that the year ahead will see...

A new idiom of Dalit assertion

VALERIAN RODRIGUES | Nov 20, 2016 There’s a new turn in Dalit politics that entails taking charge of affairs in their own hands, and a...

Why Pakistan must not be an interventionist state?

If I have to make readers understand that why Pakistan’s narrative is insecure and unhealthy. Only reason that is plausible in whole narrative of...

With the future of liberal democracy hanging in the balance, what next?

Robert Muggah | Open democracy Last week one quarter of American voters lit the world on fire. By voting in Donald Trump as their forty-fifth...

Elimination of India’s high currency notes curtails corruption

Lord Desai argues that the Modi has struck a master move through the move to demonetize high currency notes as cash hoards circulating sustain...

Freedom of expression or National interests ?

Ramachandra Guha speaks on one-day ban on NDTV India imposed by the government of India and Chhattisgarh police booking case against DU Professor Nandini Sundar as how it will dent...

America’s dominance is over. By 2030, we’ll have a handful of global powers

Robert Muggah | World Economic Forum The world's political landscape in 2030 will look considerably different to the present one. Nation states will remain the...

I’m Muslim, but My Roommate Supports Trump

Romaissaa Benzizoune | Nov 13, 2016 When she outed herself to me as a Trump supporter, I realized I had finally found the “silent majority.”...

What Is a TinyLetter? Like Ye Olde Blog, but Less Public

Let’s recap — not the election or imposture of Mr. Trump, but the trajectory of the mass-distributed personal update. In the beginning, there was...

Where Even Nightmares Are Classified: Psychiatric Care at Guantánamo

Secrecy, mistrust and the shadow of interrogation at the American prison limited doctors’ ability to treat mental illness among detainees. Every day when Lt. Cmdr....