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The Other Side Of India's Reforms

The Other Side Of India's Reforms

Jul 18, 2016 Dilip Hiro

A Quarter Century of Market Reform Leaves India Richer With Wider Inequality

The Most Dangerous Place On Earth

The Most Dangerous Place On Earth

May 02, 2016 Dilip Hiro

A nuclear armageddon in the making at the India-Pakistan border

When Globalisation Met Traditional Politics

When Globalisation Met Traditional Politics

Nov 19, 2015 Dilip Hiro

A study of Modi's reception at London’s Wembley Stadium shows how shrewdly the BJP hides its political...

In League With The Cops

In League With The Cops

Nov 27, 2014 Dilip Hiro

Two-thirds of the alcohol consumed in India originates in the illegally brewed hooch, the English term for...

A Deep Seated Division

A Deep Seated Division

Jun 19, 2014 Dilip Hiro

In Syria and Iraq, ISIS exploits power voids, frustrations over minority rights, and Sunni-Shia divide....

Clueless In Cairo

Clueless In Cairo

Jun 05, 2014 Dilip Hiro

Washington’s policies in the Middle East have proven a grim imperial comedy of errors and increasingly a...

The Persian Puzzle

The Persian Puzzle

Jan 23, 2014 Dilip Hiro

Will the Iran Nuclear Deal thrive or wither? The world has a narrow window of opportunity for a deal on...

An Incompatible Couple

An Incompatible Couple

Oct 31, 2013 Dilip Hiro

The US and Pakistan can’t help bickering when together while well aware that divorce is not an option

No One Listens To The Sole Superpower

No One Listens To The Sole Superpower

Oct 03, 2013 Dilip Hiro

Ever fewer countries, allies, or enemies, are paying attention, much less kowtowing, to the once-formidable...

Fight For Democracy?

Fight For Democracy?

Jul 11, 2013 Dilip Hiro

The military coup in Egypt has divided the Middle East and North Africa while creating bizarre new bedfellows.

Power And Resistance

Power And Resistance

Jun 14, 2013 Dilip Hiro

Turkey’s prime minister failed to grasp the essence of democratic behaviour and the potency of social media...

The Great Afghan Corruption Scam

The Great Afghan Corruption Scam

Apr 03, 2013 Dilip Hiro

How Operation Enduring Freedom mutated into Operation Enduring Corruption

The Alliance From Hell

The Alliance From Hell

Oct 18, 2012 Dilip Hiro

How the U.S. and Pakistan became a classic example of a dysfunctional nuclear family of international...

Isolating Iran?

Isolating Iran?

Sep 06, 2012 Dilip Hiro

The mere fact of Iran hosting the NAM summit – attended by all 120 members, a quarter represented by their...

Is Partition A Solution?

Is Partition A Solution?

Aug 02, 2012 Dilip Hiro

There are overarching parallels between the British Raj in India and the French Mandate in Syria. Following...

Toxic Battle

Toxic Battle

Jun 28, 2012 Dilip Hiro

There’s no satisfying solution to the 16-month old Syrian bloodshed. Worse, the sectarian Shia-Sunni fault...

Street Power

Street Power

Apr 30, 2012 Dilip Hiro

The defiance with which Saeed has treated the US threat has highlighted the power of the Pakistani street, an...

A Strategy For Disaster

A Strategy For Disaster

Apr 17, 2012 Dilip Hiro

The widely expected release of the latest round of funds from the Pentagon’s CSF will raise total U.S....

Balancing Growth

Balancing Growth

Feb 01, 2012 Dilip Hiro

With the recent visit of Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao to three oil-rich Gulf monarchies, Beijing’s...

Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Sep 28, 2011 Dilip Hiro

In the changing contours of the Middle East, swept along by the Arab Spring, nothing is perhaps as dramatic...