MJ Akbar is the editor-in-chief of The Sunday Guardian.
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The results of the Pakistan elections should be far less important than the fact that elections are taking place. There will always be theorists, who find comparisons between the past and present irre
In Malaysia, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's campaign is on song, sometimes literally so. He does tend to remind his massive rallies that it's "Now or Never". Even if everyone does not catch the all
A neuroscientist of Indian origin, V.S. Ramachandran, has noted that the human brain might get lost in variations of "free will", but can certainly be clear about a "free won't". Mr Ramachandran shoul
Macbeth, Shakespeare's most self-destructive politician, was confident that he would never lose power until Birnam Wood began to move. Since it seemed highly unlikely that a whole forest would trot ac