China's timely intervention in the bilateral deadlock between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the Rohingya refugee crisis gives Beijing unparalleled geopolitical leverage in the region.
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.
In the age of the internet and its beast-child, social media, we have lost two existential things: ownership of information about us, and the right to be alone.
Impetuousness and erratic judgment have become central to Trump’s leadership, one that is as ill-informed as it is unstable.
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...
Despite their high numbers, very few secessionist movements are ultimately successful.
In an unexpected move that surprised everyone, including his own people, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has suddenly passed a royal decree permitting women to drive. His stunning decision comes after years of the ban, which...
Das Kapital, though written over one and a half century ago, is a timeless text and a classic in its own right.
The demand for Kurdish independence in Iraq is stronger than ever today. The 25 September referendum comes as a histroic milestone in this longstanding struggle.