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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 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
ZD30: Hollywood does history
ZD30 again highlights the reality that cinema teaches Americans more about history than the hard labour of historians.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 10:19 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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