What can replace utopia? The answer is protopia – incremental progress in steps toward improvement, not perfection. Know in details, what is protopia?
Every major work on material inequality in the 21st century owes a debt to Amartya Sen
Here’s a list of rebel groups in Eastern Ghouta, Syria fighting against Bashar Al-Assad regime. Know their names, history, ideology & their foreign allies
Know the facts, why the Bashar al-Assad regime along with its Russian ally is attacking Eastern Ghouta and destroying its own people
The Pashtun spring & its 10-day long protest in Islamabad testifies to how the marginalized are negotiating the contradictions of today’s Pakistan
Maldives crisis might look like a political power struggle but there’s something else at work too: the Maldives’ very particular religious politics.
Seven years into the brutal Syrian crisis, the impact of psychological trauma, mental health challenges and PTSD on both children and adults is significant.
The “ Unified Korea Flag” is both a highly symbolic marker of reconciliation and a reminder of a divided Korea, a condition that has lasted since 1945.
Iran Protests: Why have so many Iranians again taken to the streets and will these protests have a larger impact than those eight years ago?
Having taught and written about the Middle East for three decades, however, I feel confident in making the following forecast for the region in 2018.