Hidden amidst the glitz and glamour of Dubai is perhaps the greatest moral crime of our age: the continued exploitation of labourers from South Asia.
Exactly what credentials does Ms Palin have to make it to the White House, asks Mahir Ali.
Will Washington miss its most allied ally in the ‘war against terror’?
Mahir Ali explores the legacy of Nelson Mandela.
Gender and race very obviously played a role in the Clinton/Obama race to win the Democratic nomination to the White House, but that is only part of the story, says Mahir Ali.
On its 60th anniversary, the ideal present Israel can give its citizens is a peace package.
The current crop of presidential hopefuls are likely to provide more of the same, at least with respect to the US’s Pakistan policy.
US interference in Pakistani affairs is stronger than ever.
Turkey’s threat of using force against the Kurds in Northern Iraq could overturn a fragile balance.
Following in the footsteps of others before her, Benazir Bhutto seeks to secure the premiership of Pakistan with the blessings and interference of the American kingmakers, writes Mahir Ali.