A new focus on Pakistan in the UN Secretary-General’s annual report on Children and Armed Conflict may complicate the task of rebuilding relations with the US in the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Climate march treads the footsteps of fear
The Wave climate change protest in London created the opportunity to reflect whether the city’s experience of terrorist attacks carries any message for tackling global warming.
Questioning the happy ending to Slumdog Millionaire
Setting the final scene of Slumdog Millionaire in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus unwittingly links the film with the recent terrorism outrage. Can the “war on terror” hope to end as happily as the film?
After Mumbai: fear of railway station terror
The carnage of the terrorist attack at Mumbai’s railway station was given relatively poor coverage in the media. Those of us with a fear of railway terror will have India’s ordinary travellers in our thoughts.