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Opinion

1 year ago

Pakistan’s quest for inclusive growth

Last year, Pakistan witnessed the second successful democratic transition in its 71-year history, with Prime Minister Imran Khan taking office after his...
1 year ago

Helping Africa help refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recorded a total of 68.5 million forcibly displaced people worldwide in 2017, the highest number...
1 year ago

Why a US-China trade deal is not enough

As Chinese and American trade negotiators meet in Washington to try to forge an accord on trade, observers are largely focused on the countries’ economic...
1 year ago

Apartheid is not peace

Since December 6, 2017, US President Donald Trump’s administration has recognised occupied Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, closed the Palestinian mission...
1 year ago

What next for Venezuela?

The world has witnessed many sharp economic declines over the years, but Venezuela’s is surely one of the worst to date. The country has experienced a...
1 year ago

Taking vaccines the last mile

A four-year-old girl recently came to the emergency room where I work as a resident doctor. She was writhing in pain, her body convulsed with seizures. My...
1 year ago

How can we tax footloose multinationals?

In the last few years, globalization has come under renewed attack. Some of the criticisms may be misplaced, but one is spot on: globalization has enabled...
1 year ago

The looming Taiwan crisis

Much of lasting significance happened in 1979. There was the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and Iran’s Islamic Revolution, which brought to power a regime...
1 year ago

India’s vote-buying budget

One sign that an Indian general election is imminent, and that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is readying its campaign pitch, is the government’s...