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24.03.15 | Bente Scheller

If you cannot overthrow the tyrant, co-operate with him. After four disastrous years in Syria this seems to be the conclusion the international community has arrived at.

The Three-pronged strategy of the establishment againt Mohajirs and Muttahida Qaumi Movement
18.03.15 | Laurent Gayer

On 11 March 2015, hooded paramilitaries raided ‘Nine Zero’, the headquarters of Karachi’s largest political party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).

13.03.15 | Patrick Porter

Does technology kill distance? So often we hear it. The cumulative message of our news cycle, of debate about foreign and defence policy, is the fear that the global spread of ideas, capital, weapons and people makes our world ever more dangerous.