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Aijaz Zaka Syed
Aijaz Zaka Syed

The writer is a Middle East based columnist.

  • June 26, 2015

    Modi vs Modi

    Dubai eyeIf, as Harold Wilson suggested, a week is a long time in politics, a year must be an eternity. It took less than a week to rip the veneer...

  • June 21, 2015

    The year of living dangerously

    Dubai eyeHomer said that the outcome of war is in our hands. But is it really? Following the last India-Pakistan showdown on the hills of Kargil in...

  • June 14, 2015

    Rohingyas, Taliban and the licence to kill

    Dubai eyeThis is just what Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingyas needed – solidarity vows from Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Taliban! The militant group has...

  • June 05, 2015

    Sowing the whirlwind in the Middle East

    Dubai eyeThe recent terror attacks targeting Shia mosques in Saudi Arabia are the most disturbing development yet in this continuing saga of...

  • May 31, 2015

    A Modi-ised India

    Dubai eyeWhat’s in a name? Plenty, it would seem. Just when M J Akbar, who not long ago compared Narendra Modi to Hitler for his role in the 2002...

  • May 24, 2015

    The silence of friends

    Dubai eye"We fishermen have a code", an Indonesian fisherman by the name of Ridwan told Al Jazeera. “At sea you are all brothers and sisters. So...

  • May 15, 2015

    Syria’s circle of hell

    Dubai eyeThe Syrian conflict entered its fifth year this March, a fact barely registered around the world. Syria may not have entirely disappeared...