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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 13, 2017

    THE matter did not end there, a few months later, Khasruzzaman Chowdhury, Kazi Rakib Uddin and I were posted for three months to Kohat as...

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    From Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump

    by James Petras | Updated at 01:05am on March 13, 2017

    US MILITARISM expanded exponentially through the first two decades of the Twenty-First Century, and was embraced by both Democratic and Republican presidents...

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    Dreams of ‘winning’ nuclear war on Russia

    | Updated at 01:00am on March 12, 2017

    IN 1961, senior Pentagon consultants drafted a 33-page blueprint for initiating — and winning — a nuclear war against the Soviet Union. It was based...

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    Is election observing in Central Asia a lost cause?

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 12, 2017

    TO VARYING degrees, the post-Soviet states of Central Asia are governed by autocrats...

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    Wikileaks highlights importance of tech self-sufficiency

    by Ulson Gunnar | Updated at 01:05am on March 12, 2017

    LEAKED document clearinghouse Wikileaks has recently released an immense collection of documents detailing the US Central Intelligence Agency’s vast and literally Orwellian surveillance and spying...

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    Politics of statistics in Jammu and Kashmir

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 12, 2017

    THE wall of special status accorded to the state of Jammu and Kashmir is being demolished brick by brick...

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    CIA’s climate change studies can lead to no good

    by Jean Périer | Updated at 01:30am on March 11, 2017

    AT THE end of 2015, Britain’s Prince Charles made a sensational statement that might sound delusional at first. He stated that climate change is one...

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    Challenges of providing water in Africa

    by Cesar Chelala | Updated at 01:25am on March 11, 2017

    ONE of the most notable changes in modern times is the rapid urbanisation of our planet, which began in the 19th century. While in 1950,...

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    BJP-backed student union unleashes violence

    by Pradeep Ramanayake | Updated at 01:23am on March 11, 2017

    AT UNIVERSITY campuses across India there has been an outpouring of anger and opposition against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad’s use of intimidation and violence...

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    Will Nepal give equal citizenship rights to women?

    | Updated at 01:20am on March 11, 2017

    Nepali women are treated as second-class citizens, due to discriminatory nationality law, write Catherine Harrington and Amal de Chickera...