OB WOODWARD'S NEW BOOK, RAGE, IS AN UNPRECEDENTED AND INTIMATE TOUR DE FORCE OF NEW REPORTING ON THE TRUMP PRESIDENCY FACING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC, ECONOMIC DISASTER AND RACIAL UNREST. Woodward, the No 1 international bestselling author of Fear: Trump in the White House, has uncovered the precise moment..
The chant of 'Azadi!' - Urdu for 'Freedom'-is the slogan of the freedom struggle in Kashmir against what the Kashmiris see as the Indian Occupation. Ironically, it also became the chant of millions on the streets of India against the project of Hindu nationalism.Even as Arundhati Roy began to ask wh..
Sufism has always been a contested space in Pakistan. Successive governments, political parties and religious organisations have attempted to coopt it or reject it to suit their own political agendas. Since the turn of the millennium, however, the Pakistani government has made a conscious eff ort to..
This insightful analysis into the prevailing economic situation in Pakistan has three distinguishing features. It is an exhaustive, analytical history of economic development in Pakistan during the last seventy years; it provides an explanation of Pakistan’s economic performance in the political con..
In this New York Times bestseller, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers—“fans of geography, history, and politics (and maps) will be enthralled” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram).Maps have a mysterious hold over u..
Writing in The Wall Street Journal, David Gress called Francis Fukuyama's Origins of Political Order "magisterial in its learning and admirably immodest in its ambition." In The New York Times Book Review, Michael Lind described the book as "a major achievement by one of the lead..
Bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan builds on the insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the recent and distant past to look back at critical pivots in history and then to look forward at the evolving global scene. Kaplan traces the history of the world..
Democracies can die with a coup d'état - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power and the complete repression of opposition. All three steps are being taken around the world and we m..
The new York Times bestseller in the autumn of 2015, The founders of the washington-based intelligence firm fusion GPS, Glenn Simpson and Peter fritsch, were hired by a republican client to look into the records of Donald Trump. What began as a March through a mind-boggling trove of lawsuits and ske..
The Battle for Pakistan showcases a marriage of convenience between unequal partners. The relationship the US has shared with Pakistan since the early 1950s has been nothing less than a roller coaster ride. Today, surrounded by hostile neighbours, with Afghanistan on its way to becoming an Indian sa..
Balochistan has been facing innumerable challenges since Pakistan’s independence. Resentment and socio-political turmoil in Baloch society have been feuled by the federation’s denial of Balochistan’s rightful share of resources and funds: a recognition of this injustice by the state has long been n..
The real U.S. war in Afghanistan is against Pakistan. Since 9/11 the U.S. has been fighting in Afghanistan for the last 16 years. Until now no reasonable answer is provided, other than Pakistan's support for the Taliban. Reality is much broader. Why? Because no one in the U.S. government is willing ..