September 2011 - Issue 445

Pakistan: daring to hope

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The DSEi arms fair: merchants of death go shopping

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Interview with Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy speaks out: on the moral police of India's anti-corruption campaign, on the silence surrounding civil wars, and on...

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Guatemalans go to the polls on 11 September - but despite an embarrassment of candidates, many fear it's a case of simply hoping...

Letter from Cairo: the struggle for a free press

Letter from Cairo: the struggle for a free press

The independent press has gained strength from the revolution, writes Maria Golia.

The Pakistani Left is re-grouping

The Pakistani Left has a history to be proud of and is regrouping to fight in new battles, as Qualandar Bux Memon and Ali Mohsni...

Pakistan on the edge of hope

Despite its turbulent past, Ziauddin Sardar finds reasons for optimism in Pakistan's future.

Should foreign investment replace aid for Africa?

Donu Kogbara and Dereje Alemayehu go head to head - join the debate in this month's Argument.

Pakistan - the facts

An infographic covering population, religion, quality of life and more.

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