About Fatima Begum


Posts by Fatima Begum:

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and LSE

The general procedure is, you study for three to four years, write-up a well written, detailed and original thesis. Three to four years of constant and intensive reading, writing, research and some occasional advice from the supervisor. Emotions ranging from stress, tears, may be even loss of appetite. But earning that Doctorate will make you more »

Speech of Justification or a Speech of Mockery?

“This wasn’t a love boat. This was a hate boat.” Insult number one? “These weren’t peace activists. These were violent supporters of terrorism.” Insult number two? “Israel regrets the loss of life…but we will never apologise for defending ourselves.” Insult number three? Lack of sincerity and just five words to compensate for the dead and more »

Cameron-Clegg Pact 2010

When Nick Clegg accepted David Cameron’s offer of a Tory-Lib Dem coalition, the UK stood in complete shock. Logic and reasoning alone justifies how inconceivable such an idea can be. To a critical thinker, May 11th 2010 may as well be named ‘dooms day’, but to the ordinary reader, the introduction of Cameron-Clegg era may more »