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Aijaz Zaka Syed
Aijaz Zaka Syed

The writer is a Middle East based columnist.

  • February 22, 2019

    A perilous path from Pulwama

    Pulwama couldn’t have come at a worse time for all those who believe in peace, humanity and a shared destiny for South Asia.I am shocked and...

  • February 15, 2019

    Springtime in the Middle East

    It is springtime in the Middle East once again. It would be fair to say that I haven’t witnessed such glorious, reinvigorating weather in my long...

  • February 08, 2019

    The BJP’s B-team

    The more things change in India, the more they seem to remain the same. How else would one explain the decision to slap the draconian National...

  • February 01, 2019

    Another freedom struggle

    Barely two months are left before India goes to the polls in what is doubtless the greatest democratic spectacle on the planet. And this may be the...

  • January 25, 2019

    Priyanka and the 2019 endgame

    With Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into active politics, the Congress Party has set the cat among the pigeons. The eternal question of ‘will she or...

  • January 18, 2019

    Books can save us

    In his 1905 essay celebrating the joys of reading, Marcel Proust wrote: “With books, there is no forced sociability. If we pass the evening with...

  • January 05, 2019

    Mission accomplished

    Commenting on US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of Syria and withdraw half of the 14,000 US troops in Afghanistan, veteran American...