Opinion

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    Governors in India

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2017

    EVERY party in India that comes to power at the centre packs the offices of states’ governors with party men, or retired civil servants, heads...

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    As ASEAN shifts fast, ISIS follows

    by Tony Cartalucci | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2017

    WHERE US interests are threatened, ISIS coincidentally appears, threatening those standing in the way. What is behind this increasingly transparent pattern of geopolitical coercion?..

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    Shahbagh movements and Imran’s eggs of history

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2017

    IT IS not possible to avoid the irony that the leader of the Shahbagh movement is pelted with eggs when he was coming out of...

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    Lanka: reparations to deal with past

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2017

    THE visit of UN special rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism Ben Emmerson to Sri Lanka and his public comments indicate a visible toughening of...

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    The Canadian dream replacing the US dream

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2017

    MY YOUNGER daughter who lives with her husband in Toronto had an experience worth writing about. She travels on the metro mostly...

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    Why should we read Agamben in the era of Muslim ban?

    by Nima Zahedi Nameghi | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2017

    IN JANUARY 2004, Giorgio Agamben, an Italian philosopher, refused to travel to the United States to teach at New York University after biometric security measures...

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    Time for the ‘International Left’ to take a stand on Venezuela

    by Gregory Wilpert | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2017

    VENEZUELA is heading towards an increasingly dangerous situation, in which open civil war could become a real possibility...

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    Hobby Lobby smuggling artifacts out of Iraq

    by Fatima Mohie-Eldin | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2017

    US ARTS and crafts retailer, Hobby Lobby, was recently found to have smuggled thousands of ancient artifacts out of Iraq between 2010 and 2011. The...

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    The neo-Pharaohs and neo-fascists of our time

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2017

    I DON’T know where to begin. In many parts of Asia, Africa and Latin America, the regimes in power are acting like the Pharaohs of...

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    Moral corrosion of drone warfare

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2017

    REQUIRED by court order to appear before a judge in Syracuse, New York, on July 12, some out-of-towners had already arrived there when the court...

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