Books
20 November 2008
If Barack Obama’s election showed a nation fired by hope and a longing for change, Nina Berman’s Homeland (Trolley,...
Business
05 June 2008
The World Halal Forum (WHF) is probably the only economic conference in the world where delegates are given a bottle of...
Books
03 January 2008
The six years since the 11 September 2001 attacks have changed the way western liberals talk about Islam. In the...
Books
26 July 2007
The recent siege at Islamabad's Red Mosque focused western attention, once again, on the institution of the madrasa....
World Affairs
14 August 2006
Walk down Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the city's glitziest shopping stretch, and you will find yourself dodging hordes...
Ideas
24 April 2006
Grey hair pulled into a tidy bun, blood-orange sari crisp, Sangam Satyavathi marches into the hospital, her team...
Politics
30 January 2006
''Mother India," wrote a historian dazzled by the subcontinent's pervasive influence, "is the mother of us all". Well,...