A Passage To America

The British Airways Baithak was a cosy haven at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival today, where Pulitzer Prize winner Vijay Seshadri addressed a huge audience, clearly unperturbed by the rain. Seshadri recalled his experience of growing up in America in the 1950s and 60s, before the implementation of immigration laws there. He described the 60s as ‘one of the most energetic… Read more »

Magnificient Delusions: Husain Haqqani And Robert Blackwill, In Conversation With Shyam Saran

The hot topic of the complex relationship between the US and Pakistan was discussed by three renown diplomats, who suggested the relationship might best be summed up as one of mutual incomprehension. Robert Blackwill and Hussain Haqqani both agreed that the interaction between Pakistan and the US was based on delusions. Hasain Haqqani, former ambassador to the US and… Read more »