Bhutto heir takes centre stage

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari faced 150 international journalists Bhutto’s privacy plea Twelve days ago, Bilawal Zardari was a young man of 19 contemplating the academic and social uncertainties of his second term as a… Continue reading

Sticks and stones

India versus Australia is modern cricket’s premier rivalry.It is a contest between two teams, which have zeal, passion, intensity and skill. And in ‘spectacles’ of this nature, played by gladiators in coliseums, which… Continue reading

Golden Globes? Yes. Stars? Maybe

Writer Steven Katz passes out flyers in front of NBC studios January 7, 2008 in New York City. Spencer Platt / Getty No need to dry-clean your tuxes, George and Denzel. Thanks to… Continue reading

The Debate Over How and How Long

WASHINGTON — If President Bush becomes convinced the economy is indeed headed toward a recession, he is likely to respond much as he did on entering office in 2001 with the economy on… Continue reading

Pakistan Tourism: Still Trying

The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, one of the country’s most beautiful destinations. Charles Bowman / Alamy The young man at the airport approached me with a nervous smile and a hint of… Continue reading

Behind the US-Iran Gulf Confrontation

The USS Port Royal, one of three Navy ships that were harassed by five Iranian fast boats. Zack Baddorf / US Navy/ Reuters var ad = adFactory.getAd(88, 31); ad.setPosition(8) ad.write(); The only good… Continue reading