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    Politics for impossible times

    Peter Frase | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    BEWARE the climate pragmatists.New studies released in early 2019 report that the continent of Antarctica is melting more quickly and more extensively than anticipated. This...

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    Revisiting East Pakistan and the war

    Sadia Mahmood | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    DECEMBER 16 passed without much reflection in Pakistan. The date officially marks the dismemberment of Pakistan and independence of Bangladesh, when Dhaka, the capital of...

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    Fourty-eight years of freedom of the state

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    Freedom consists in converting the state from an organ superimposed upon society into one completely subordinate to it; and today, too, the forms of state...

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    Modern day manifestations of ‘the white man’s burden’

    Tony Cartalucci | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    THE International Criminal Court is not international nor a legitimate court, but is most certainly criminal.It is an institutionalised tool — one of many —...

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    Iran expanding its regional influence in a big way

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    LAST few weeks have seen the Iranian diplomats and top officials engaging in a lot of diplomatic activity in the Middle East, particularly in Iraq...

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    Free speech movement of our time

    Nozomi Hayase | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    FOR so long, we have been pushed out from democracy. Our elected officials and political parties, both Republicans and Democrats, have been undermining the will...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    WHAT had happened was beyond belief. Wali Ashraf and his friends, though punished by the immediate-past government, were moved deeply....

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    NATO’s expensive anniversaries

    Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    2019 is a year of interesting commemorations, among them the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of D-Day, the landing of allied troops in France that, along with Russia’s...

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    Next stage in the great game

    Suhasini Haidar | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    AS INTERNATIONAL talks with the Taliban leadership gain momentum, India’s foreign policy establishment has gone through the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression...

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    The state’s libels

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    THERE is a grave danger to democracy if those in power create an atmosphere of siege and accuse political opponents of internal subversion and complicity...

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