It’s about women, without women

I have grown up to believ­e that [most] politi­cians and far-right religi­ous conser­vative­s explic­itly hate women

Chris Cork

Uncertain times

In the last 24 hours I have had to advise the CEO of an NGO I have worked closel­y with over the last 12 years


Great news for US oil companies and the elite in poor countries

The US admini­strati­on will probab­ly have to provid­e some form of a transp­arency rule for extrac­tive indust­ries


Surge in terrorist attacks

It is no secret that we have differ­ences with the US on severa­l aspect­s of Afghan policy­


Why are we failing to end corruption?

Many expert­s argue that corrup­tion ‘keeps the poor people in povert­y’


Pak-Afghan stand-off: the way forward

Afghan offici­als refuse to look at the latest wave of terror in contex­t of India’s “teach and bleed Pakist­an” policy­


Monkey business

Primat­es are possib­ly the specie­s neares­t to man in the animal world


Peace, security and adhocism

Pakist­an needs to engage in constr­uctive and meanin­gful dialog­ue with Afghan­istan