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Political polarization

Somalia is in a political crisis. For the first time in the country’s recent history, the four-year mandate of Parliament and the executive has expired without the selection – or…

Political blunders

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been badly trapped in the marshes of his own political blunders and crimes. History shows that his tenures have lasted for not more than two…

Insecure Ambitions

Insecure ambitions

“In our new age of terrifying, lethal gadgets, which supplanted so swiftly the old one, the first great aggressive war, if it should come, will be launched by suicidal little…

Modi’s Improbable Ambitions

Modi’s improbable ambitions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s well-oiled media machine, and his Western cheerleaders, have created the expectation that his strong leadership will bring rapid growth to India, prosperity to its impoverished millions…

Political Comedy

Political comedy

REMEMBER that old comic called Spy vs Spy that Mad magazine used to run? The contest between Imran Khan and Nawaz Sharif is increasingly beginning to look like that to…