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Anita Pratap

Anita Pratap

Anita Pratap is an award-winning journalist, author and documentary film maker. She was the first journalist to interview LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran. She is a Contributing Editor of THE WEEK.

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What “feminisation of men” trend is all about

For most women, having a child is economic equivalent of being hit by a meteorite

By Anita Pratap December 11, 2022

It is no longer a Trump card

What is Trump without his megaphone?

By Anita Pratap November 27, 2022

Why Truss has been an unmitigated disaster

Several Tory MPs publicly agree that Lettuce Liz is “past her sell-by date”

By Anita Pratap October 30, 2022

For Russia, rise of a strong state has been a historical necessity

Three strands of strong state, weak society and patriotism wove the Russian tapestry

By Anita Pratap October 16, 2022

How the rich pursue their fantasies even as inflation cripples all

Leg extensions are being sought after by CEOs, actors and financial wizards

By Anita Pratap October 02, 2022

How Rotterdam citizens humbled Jeff Bezos

Bezos’s behemoth boat and a bridge that didn’t budge

By Anita Pratap September 04, 2022

Think America’s good first, says Anita Pratap

The US today is an anocracy

By Anita Pratap July 10, 2022

Brexit grinds slowly, but it grinds small, says Anita Pratap

Fire sales of Britain’s crown jewels tell sad story of a financially squeezed nation

By Anita Pratap June 12, 2022

Anita Pratap on the new world disorder after the Ukraine war

War and pandemic can spark events that resemble the catastrophic century-old past

By Anita Pratap May 29, 2022

Anita Pratap on Emmanuel Macron’s second term as French president

The June parliamentary polls can make or break Macron's presidency

By Anita Pratap May 15, 2022

Anita Pratap on the war, pandemic and wealth

War, plague, famine have haunted us since dawn of civilisation. As has inequality

By Anita Pratap May 01, 2022

Anita Pratap on the orchestrated migration of asylum-seekers to pressure the EU

It is hard to understand Putin’s calculus. But he is fighting his war, his way

By Anita Pratap April 17, 2022

Why isn't Europe grieving for victims of Yemen war, asks Anita Pratap

Societies are blind to their own hypocrisy and selective compassion

By Anita Pratap April 03, 2022

The west has glorified Zelenskyy into a mythical hero. But the west can also be notoriously opportunistic, says Anita Pratap

When hotlines replace redlines, it is time to worry… and hope. US decisions to

By Anita Pratap March 20, 2022

Redlines customary in diplomacy but experts question their efficacy, says Anita Pratap

Russia intended to divide NATO, but its show of force on Ukraine only unified it

By Anita Pratap March 06, 2022
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