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A film too far: The Battle of Hormuz Strait


[ september 10 ]

A reflection on American foreign policy truthiness



[ july 10 ]

"'Money matters,' said Ajmal Naqshbandi, who met a gruesome death in April 2007, 'because these people don't have friendship. They don't know anything about it. They know you while you're working with them, but after that they don't even recognise you.'"

A Parliament of Birds in South Sudan


[ june 10 ]

"Every field command, anywhere, detests its high command. Every high command detests its political masters. The further you are from the field, the more death and suffering become notional."

The stirrings of a new nation in South Sudan


[ june 10 ]

"South Sudan could become Africa's 54th state and a precedent for the stable Somaliland being recognised as an entity independent of the turmoils of the south. Suddenly the map of Africa could begin to change."

McFate and Co


[ may 10 ]

"Though experienced in building roads and wells in Zabul, Loyd was no more a qualified anthropologist than Ayala, a professional mercenary suffering 'prior dormant combat stress injuries' even before the killing."

Conversations with a continent


[ february 10 ]

A series of panels of experts on Africa was held in New York. We present summaries of these panels.

A television in dream-time, Desert to dreams & The darks


[ february 09 ]

General Zia has sabotaged the lawyers' movement from the grave


[ december 08 ]

...and the politicians who have hijacked it remind Pakistanis of a time when human rights were totally ignored.

A grain of dissimilarity


[ may 08 ]

In Greek legend a chimere is a fearful, fire-belching monster with a lion's head, a goat's body and a serpent's tail. For Haitians it means a gangster.

Making poor nations rich

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"The best way to help the poor is to achieve as high a level of economic freedom as possible."