Columnist 


Debasish Mitra



About the Author


The author is the Opinion Editor of Times of Oman.

Columns

A clash of civilisations seems to be their goal

I am in mourning because I am bereaved. I am in mourning because something I grew up with has passed away; something which I always felt defined my country may be dying...

Winds of anarchy and chaos in Middle East

None, I am sure, foresaw such an ugly demise of a movement which promised to change the Arab world...

Baroness exposes UK's immoral Gaza policy

British Chancellor of the Exchequer and Second Lord of the Treasury George Osborne found the resignation of Baroness Sayeeda Warsi over Gaza “disappointing” and “unnecessary”...

Israel's map of pain is a diabolic device

The map of pain that Israel has drawn to punish Hamas is diabolical. Killing Palestinians has today become 'Israel's primary strategic instrument'. ...

How many more will Israel kill in Gaza?

Repeated infliction of collective punishment on the Palestinians and growing existential angst among them are fast expanding 'into a wider war with unpredictable consequences'. ...

Isis is the backlash of an unreal revolution

Quintessentially, Arab Spring which has gone horribly wrong and has spawned dangerous counter revolutionary forces including Isis and proto-dictators almost everywhere across Arabia,...

Stop this mayhem and save the children

They are the children of conflict found everywhere across the world These children are living either maimed or orphaned in a state of constant collision of conflicts between reality and fantasy...

Obama must revise US policies in Middle East

The rise of the latest threat needs to be confronted, challenged and eliminated only through realignment of the US alliances in Middle East...

From Karachi to Mosul terror is the winner

Fall of Mosul and Tikrit is the effect of utterly wrong policies pursued by the US in Middle East. Neither President Barack Obama nor his predecessor George W. Bush can avoid their culpabilities...

Love loss for democracy more palpable than ever

But, in most of Southeast Asia and perhaps elsewhere in the world, there is now a general willingness to trade some of the freedoms with economic developments, security and social justice...

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