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Notes from Arakan I: Of Double Names, Refugee Camps and Loaded Histories

Khin Zaw Win recalls his recent journey to Myanmar's westernmost state ravaged by a twin crisis of armed conflict and a raging pandemic.

Mali’s Predictable Coup Leaves an Unclear Path To Civilian Rule

An interview with Bruce Whitehouse from Lehigh University, who has carried out studies on coups and violent extremism in Mali.

An Italian Holocaust Survivor’s Account Shows the Human Costs of Silence

Piera Sonnino's account of surviving Nazi horrors gives a glimpse into what happens when the majority remains silent in the face of facist violence.

As Iran Drops India from Rail Link Project, New Delhi-Tehran Relations Face Fresh Headwinds

Last month, Iran dropped India from the Chabahar-Zahedan rail link project, leaving New Delhi in a lurch during a difficult time.

India’s Response to an Assertive China Must Move Beyond Boycotts and Chest-Thumping

High-decibel action won't work in the long run. India must invest in building a robust economy to outsmart China.

36 Years of Blue Star: ‘Jodhpur Detainees’ Have Moved On, but Painful Memories Persist

Out of the 365 odd 'Jodhpur detainees' of Operation Blue Star, those still alive continue to grapple with the trauma and financial distress that they suffered after the event.

Sentimentality Around Animal Suffering Arises out of Notions of Human Supremacy

Modern animal welfarism is linked to the idea that humans are superior and have the right of guardianship over other species.

36 Years Later, the Trauma of Operation Blue Star Lingers On

The Indian government's decision to send the army inside the Golden Temple in June 1984 left a deep wound in the Sikh psyche.

Etalin Hydropower Project: High-Voltage Hydropolitics Returns to Arunachal Pradesh

Fresh controversy over a proposed mega dam project in Arunachal Pradesh is a reminder of the many complexities of the neoliberal development regime in frontier regions.

Encounter

Who will believe you, Muslim man?