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Talmiz Ahmad
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Will Donald Trump’s ‘Legacy’ Be A War With Iran?

Will Donald Trump’s ‘Legacy’ Be A War With Iran?

Dec 10, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

The killing of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh indicates that the war-parties in Israel and the...

Trump’s Toxic Legacy In West Asia

Trump’s Toxic Legacy In West Asia

Nov 27, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

How evanlegists, Saudi largesse and a visceral hatred of Iran dictated Donald Trump's noxious West Asia...

Macron’s Mistaken Challenge To ‘Islam’

Macron’s Mistaken Challenge To ‘Islam’

Nov 13, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

The French President’s deliberate collision with what he sees as ‘Islam’ is unlikely to be good for him...

Under 'Maximum Pressure', Iran Turns To China And Russia

Under 'Maximum Pressure', Iran Turns To China And Russia

Oct 29, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

In the post-pandemic world, a new regional and global order will emerge from this nascent alliance.

Turkey’s ‘Neo-Ottoman’ Vision For West Asia, Mediterranean

Turkey’s ‘Neo-Ottoman’ Vision For West Asia, Mediterranean

Oct 15, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

President Erdogan has drawn on two of Turkey’s earlier, mutually-reinforcing traditions – Islam and the...

Two Years After The Khashoggi Murder, The Saudi Crown Prince Reveals His Schizophrenia

Two Years After The Khashoggi Murder, The Saudi Crown Prince Reveals His Schizophrenia

Oct 07, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

After becoming Crown Prince in June 2017, MBS first cracked down in September 2017 on dissident clerics,...

Ahead Of Polls, Trump’s ‘Toxic Present’ To The UN

Ahead Of Polls, Trump’s ‘Toxic Present’ To The UN

Oct 01, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

Amidst several electoral setbacks, the US president pursues fresh sanctions on Iran.

As Saudi Grapples With Coronavirus, Crown Prince Has Inflicted Two Self-wounds. Is Country Prepared To Deal With It?

As Saudi Grapples With Coronavirus, Crown Prince Has Inflicted Two Self-wounds. Is Country Prepared To Deal With It?

Mar 19, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has complicated his country’s politics and economics by engineering two...

Jammu Diary

Jammu Diary

Oct 16, 2019 Talmiz Ahmad

London Diary

London Diary

Jul 31, 2019 Talmiz Ahmad

In Outlook this week, a diary on London, Boris, May, and Brexit.

A Quiverfull Against Tianxia

A Quiverfull Against Tianxia

May 01, 2019 Talmiz Ahmad

Xi’s Belt and Road Initiative is irreversible, says this book as it scrutinises its geo-political fall-out,...

The Spirit Unleashed Since 1979

The Spirit Unleashed Since 1979

Feb 06, 2019 Talmiz Ahmad

From that dawn in November, 1979, that would set into motion a se ries of cataclysms in West Asia and,...

Calls For Reductions In Excise Duty On Petrol Are Unrealistic

Calls For Reductions In Excise Duty On Petrol Are Unrealistic

Sep 13, 2018 Talmiz Ahmad

Taxes on oil provide for the state. Rise in global crude prices will have to be sat out.

What Truly Is To Be Done?

What Truly Is To Be Done?

Aug 22, 2018 Talmiz Ahmad

Hamid Ansari dares to point at the noisome rot: intolerance and illiberal discourse. The solution is to heed...

No Quarter For The Innocent

No Quarter For The Innocent

Mar 22, 2018 Talmiz Ahmad

The 39 Indian workers were killed when ISIS had reached a peak of brutality and had no intention of...

PM Modi’s Foray Into The West Asia Quagmire

PM Modi’s Foray Into The West Asia Quagmire

Feb 12, 2018 Talmiz Ahmad

All the leaders he met have sought a greater Indian role in promoting security in the region. Neither has any...

Jerusalem: The Judeo-Christian Project

Jerusalem: The Judeo-Christian Project

Dec 14, 2017 Talmiz Ahmad

The ancient stones of Jerusalem have seen flux for 3,500 years, in tandem with shifting ties amongst Islam,...

The Grasping Quicksand

The Grasping Quicksand

Nov 09, 2017 Talmiz Ahmad

Mohammed bin Salman’s brutal power grab tramples tradition and pushes Saudi Arabia towards the abyss

Six Days That Created A Paradigm For Middle Earth

Six Days That Created A Paradigm For Middle Earth

Oct 25, 2017 Talmiz Ahmad

The Six-Day War split and recast power centres in West Asia, shaped jehadism, consigned Palestinians to a...

By Endangering Historic Iran Nuclear Deal, Donald Trump Rallied His Allies Against Him

By Endangering Historic Iran Nuclear Deal, Donald Trump Rallied His Allies Against Him

Oct 16, 2017 Talmiz Ahmad

In a joint statement, the leaders of Britain, France, and Germany have said that “preserving the agreement...