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Gassing the West in Syria
The latest posturing by Western countries shows both their hypocrisy and their powerlessness.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 15:04 GMT
Espionage and hypocrisy
Is the NSA tapping the internet essential to keeping up with US rivals and enemies?
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 13:49 GMT
Why China won't be a better superpower: Believe in people, not states
People in the West ought to wake up and emulate the popular revolts of Brazil and Turkey, suggests Barkawi.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 12:59 GMT
The 'war on terror' comes of age
The global "war on terror" will continue to define what is possible in politics at home and abroad.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 13:39 GMT
Burying liberalism in the Homeland
Liberalism in the 1920s was strong enough to tolerate mass protests and respectful funerals for "terrorists".
Last updated: 24 May 2013 16:31 GMT
The neoliberal assault on academia
The neoliberal sacking of the universities runs much deeper than tuition hikes and budget cuts, notes Barkawi.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 08:30 GMT
The North Korean bomb may be an uncomfortable fact of life, but so too is the US bomb, notes Barakawi.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 08:27 GMT
The death of opera: A funeral eulogy
The storytelling of the opera has been replaced by its more consumable cousin, the soap opera.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2013 15:21 GMT
The new politics of defence
Conservatives have lapsed in their support of the military - perhaps the centre-left should pick up the mantle.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 16:57 GMT
Syria and the impotence of the West
The absence of an armed guarantor will make peace in Syria harder to achieve, writes Barkawi.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2013 09:59 GMT
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A temporary truce in Thai protests
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In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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