The Normalisation of Trump

S Prasannarajan

He has made the choice between prison and power a very ordinary matter in politics

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Anatolian Tiger

The Turkish president shares the anger of the heartland that still votes for him

Sweden, Finland bury human rights concerns to strike NATO deal with Turkey

Joint declaration says outfits like PKK and FETO will not be supported, mechanism on law enforcement formed

A Monumental Shame

Any move to dig up history in the name of ‘avenging’ historical insult invariably opens up a can of worms

Istanbul: Lost in Shifting Shadows

A city caught between the heretical seductions of modernity and the atavistic lures of medievalism

Elif Shafak: ‘I defend a pluralistic, liberal democracy’

Turkish author Elif Shafak tackles difficult subjects, often to the ire of the ruling regime. She tells Rajni George how storytelling can create empathy

Modi and the Other Idea of India

The mistake of conflating Hindutva 2.0 with the Sangh ideology

War for Peace

Memoir of a Kurdish sniper who helped stop the ISIS in Syria

What Is China Up To?

The gap between aspirations and abilities


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