The global problems of food insecurity and climate change are in many ways entangled. As is well known, climate change is projected to severely impact global food security. Few, however, realise that agriculture,
The year that just passed might very well be the most equivocal in some time. International institutions performed quite ably in several cases, helping to mitigate crises and facilitate political change. They also did
The official end of the Iraq war came quietly at the end of a tumultuous year, and with the now-obligatory shots of the last units to roll across the border into Kuwait, a reversal of how it started in 2003. Only, we didn't
The Obama administration has stated that the US has returned to Asia. An article by Hilary Clinton in the November edition of Foreign Policy magazine made clear Washington’s intentions of focusing on the region.
Pakistan’s politics is nothing if not murky. Over the last few weeks rumours have been spreading that the army sees the American war of words over Iran’s atomic ambitions as a preamble to the elimination of
In 1985, Terry Gilliam released his brilliant film Brazil, which explores a future dystopia wherein some key plot elements look and feel, upon reflection, a lot like the present day. The protagonist, Sam Foley, finds