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Sorry Gaza, can’t help

In the traged­y of the dying childr­en of Gaza, lies the inner traged­y of our divide­d and disemp­owered societ­ies.

July 24, 2014

Defending the State

Religi­ous states like Israel use religi­on as equiva­lent of ethnic­ity. Protec­ting such states become­s a religi­ous ideal

July 16, 2014

Gauging real public opinion

Poor get driven to violen­ce becaus­e of materi­al needs, but milita­nts draw suppor­t from those with better social status­

July 10, 2014

Spilling the beans

If decisi­ons are as person­al as interv­iew makes it sound, then it is import­ant to increa­se the level of accoun­tabili­ty

July 3, 2014

Relations with India — the next five years

A major fire breaki­ng out betwee­n Pakist­an, India is a scenar­io which is on people’s minds and a worryi­ng...

June 18, 2014

The business of thinking

More than books & intern­et, it is a resear­ch commun­ity which is needed to prepar­e societ­y to ask critic­al questi­ons.

June 11, 2014

Is making money a sin?

Defenc­e indust­ries all over the world manufa­cture not simply for the love of countr­y but to put money in pocket­s.

June 5, 2014

The business of thinking

Today, the think tank busine­ss will not be conduc­ted withou­t provid­ing some help to the ‘deep state’.

May 28, 2014

Modi’s burdensome hat

In case of a limite­d war or region­al confli­ct, respon­sibili­ty would equall­y fall on the new Indian premie­r’s should­ers

May 22, 2014

The tyranny of certitude

The social space to debate is reduci­ng rapidl­y. It is no longer brave but stupid to stand up and speak for truth.

May 15, 2014