Payback for Colonial Sins

Payback for Colonial Sins

The British government’s offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.

Washington’s Nuclear Hypocrisy

Washington’s Nuclear Hypocrisy

Washington sanctions North Korea and Iran while bolstering its own nuclear arsenal and turning a blind eye to Israel’s.

Postcard from Mumbai

Postcard from Mumbai

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.

Orientalizing Rape

Orientalizing Rape

The coverage of the Damini case has sparked a lively debate about how the Western media portrays rape culture abroad.

India: Linchpin of the Pivot?

India: Linchpin of the Pivot?

Indian leaders are open to cooperating with the U.S. but wary about being drawn into a Cold War with China.