Forget Kim Jong Un—lately, the bigwigs in Beijing have been heaping praise on Aleksandr Lukashenko, the man Condoleezza Rice once nicknamed “Europe’s last dictator.”
Kapil Komireddi, an Indian journalist, has written from South Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.
As the West quietly turns away from Tibet for closer ties with China, young Tibetans are exchanging the Dalai Lama’s gospel of non-violence for more desperate measures.
In 1971, the U.S. abetted a genocide in Bangladesh—and it’s now siding with the radical Islamist culprits, who are fomenting the country’s latest political crisis.
India’s Manmohan Singh announced he’s stepping down after elections this year. History will not judge him kindly.
From the catastrophe unfolding in Pakistan to a great novel about Yugoslavia, here are 10 books about the rest of the world that deserve your attention writes Kapil Komireddi.
The island nation’s president is set to take the reins of the Commonwealth of Nations—but critics say he’s presided over a reign of terror at home.
Kapil Komireddi on why we must not sully the great humanitarian Nelson Mandela by comparing him to Mohammed Ali Jinnah