Opinion

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2018

    FATHER’S letter of late May 1972 to me, poignant with the shattering news of mother’s sudden accidental death, virtually stunned me....

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    Is Europe getting it together?

    Deena Stryker  | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2018

    IN HIS yearly speech to his country’s ambassadors, French president Emanuel Macron echoed recent remarks by Germany’s Angela Merkel that Europe can no longer count...

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    Press and power

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    EACH prime minister has his or her own distinctive style of bringing the press to heel....

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    The dubious tests of character

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    NATIONAL security advocates have been crotchety ever since the release of Chelsea Manning for a sentence they hoped would go the full, crushing 35 years....

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    Syrian militants secretly flown to Afghanistan, China raises a battalion

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    AMONG the dozen or so guests US ambassador Frank Wisner was escorting to Bhutan for a holiday Richard Holbrooke, former US ambassador to the UN....

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    The Rohingya run and imperialism

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    THE long Rohingya run is passing more than a year in its current phase, resulting in a huge number of the Rohingyas in Bangladesh. Amidst...

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    Literature can displace anthropology

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    WHEN I found myself well into my career as an anthropologist specializing in Himalayan peoples, I came across an historical episode concerning two no-longer living...

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    The flaws and bias of Assam NRC

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    THE publication of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens in Assam has brought cheer in the Bharatiya Janata Party....

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    Was Jinnah wrong?

    by Zubeida Mustafa | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    MANY who listened to prime minister Imran Khan’s maiden speech on August 19 would not have failed to note the striking similarities in his address...

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    Is liberal order doomed by general will?

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    THE liberal world order is writhing in pain over a world fed up with its flawed liberalism....

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