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26.07.16 | Sunila Galappatti

How do you re-tell a memoir? Sunila Galappatti explains the process of working with the LTTE’s highest-ranking prisoner in order to tell his story.

21.07.16 | Christopher L. Elliott

Chilcot’s report into the Iraq war, seven years in the making, was worth the wait, explains retired Major General Christopher Elliott.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, at the Royal Court, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on April 03, 2016.
19.07.16 | Madawi Al-Rasheed

There are several reasons why the Saudis will struggle to be an uncontested regional power in the Arab world. At the heart of their unsuccessful bid to lead, inspire, defend and cool down the Arab hot spots is the archaicaaa