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In conversation with Tariq Ali
The New World Disorder
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Tariq Ali, in this exclusive interview, seamlessly switches from contemporary historian to scholar-at-large to polemicist to raconteur, as he tackles many of the impinging issues of our times. By SASHI KUMAR


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An eye opening article about totalitarian approach of US administration and gaging of electronic media in the name of terrorphobia.I'm feeling prowd that India still have true democracy in it,at least we are not gaged by government agencies in the name of internal security. The story behind champion leader chavez was brainstorming,and there are fair possibilty of conspiracy behind his sudden death...TA intellect shows his class and thumbs up to him for bringing the darkerside of trut without fear or favbour.
from:  Ashish Purushottam
Posted on: Aug 6, 2013 at 16:59 IST
A very good article with insightful opinions and intellectual depth.
from:  Jibin Jose
Posted on: Aug 5, 2013 at 13:44 IST
A grand interpretation of contemporary history by a man whose heart is in the right place. My quibble and it is only a quibble is that despite the imperialist nature of the US - it is also a country with a self correcting mechanism. When TA had to seek safer pastures because of his political views and activism his parents did not send him to West Asia, or North Africa or Turkey or Indonesia. They send him to UK. Despite what he says is the attempt by the West to demonize Islam by linking it to terror it must be remembered that a lot of Muslims from Islamic majority countries seek shelter in the West to escape persecution for their views.
To that extent I think he has been unfair in his assessment of the West.
from:  Dinesh
Posted on: Aug 1, 2013 at 12:18 IST
pl note what TA has said, the media as a pillar of the state, Human Rights activists in pay of CIA and perhaps saddest of all that china is adopting mimicry instead of demonstrating ideological development.TA is a great analyst and frontline shd get him as a coloumnist, it will raise their circulation!

from:  nina rao
Posted on: Jul 31, 2013 at 20:01 IST
very good interview..
from:  suvashis maitra
Posted on: Jul 31, 2013 at 15:16 IST
Wonderful coverage of many impinging issues of our times. Tremendous intellectual sweep.Topics like this should be in our public discourse.Frontline is a really good magazine.Take a bow Tariq Ali!
from:  Tapan Kumar
Posted on: Jul 29, 2013 at 10:08 IST
Current world panorama elucidated in this intellectual interview.
Thanks.
from:  Pradeep Gautam
Posted on: Jul 28, 2013 at 11:48 IST
Excellent article.
from:  M. Jawaid
Posted on: Jul 27, 2013 at 19:04 IST
Very insightful article.
from:  m.Jawaid
Posted on: Jul 27, 2013 at 18:56 IST
Many thanks for the wonderfully insightful article. Wish Frontline had Tariq Ali as a regular columnist. Thanks to him for
unraveling the spin of the make-believe world created by mainstream media - its contradictions, it's falsehoods and its
sales pitch. Truly Orwellian proportions!
from:  Sharad Nayak
Posted on: Jul 27, 2013 at 18:55 IST
Thank you for this story !! Really an eye opener about so many issues.
from:  navdeep
Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 at 16:59 IST
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