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The otherwise cosy US-Pakistan relationship has now entered rough waters.
The US President's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital will have far-reaching consequences on the region.
The 24 November attack on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai peninsula is the largest instance of mass violence in a region that has been burning for long.
With a simple 67-word letter sent on November 2, 1917, the British foreign secretary, Lord Arthur Balfour, irrevocably changed the political and geographic landscape of the Middle East.
When it comes to the Rohingya crisis, liberals have been unfruitfully 'centrist'.
The memories are still fresh and alive. It was early 2003 and the American-led coalition was preparing to launch Operation Iraqi Freedom. There was fear and hope in the air: fear of the impending war and hope that Saddam...
Northeast India, ever since independence, continues to be a region witnessing perpetual political and ethnic violence. It was one of the regions where the very ‘idea of India’ as a sovereign state was first challenged. Owing to its immense diversity...
The pattern of persecution of the Rohingya Muslims goes back to 1948, the year when Burma achieved independence from its British colonisers.
The arrest of a prominent peasant leader on charges of sedition is fuelling a new round of ethno-nationalistic sentiments in the restive northeast Indian state of Assam.
The FARC is now hoping to position itself as the party for marginalised voters. To succeed, it must develop new organisational capacities.