Deepak Tripathi

Deepak Tripathi, PhD, is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. He blogs at Reflections. Among his latest books are Modern Populism: Weaponizing for Power and Influence (Springer Nature, September 2023) and Afghanistan and the Vietnam Syndrome: Comparing US and Soviet Wars (also Springer Nature, March 2023).

Assertions of Sovereignty: Dimensions of Domestic and Foreign Policy

After Brexit: the State of the United Kingdom

Afghanistan Awaits Uncertain Future After US Withdrawal

A Bloody Hot Summer in Gaza: Parallels With Sharpeville, Soweto and Jallianwala Bagh

Sex, Lies and Incompetence: Britain’s Ruling Establishment in Crisis 

A Dis-United Kingdom: Brexit and Theresa May’s Pyrrhic Victory

Theresa May: Walking the Kingdom Down a Dark Alley

Britain in the Doldrums After the Brexit Vote

The United States, Britain and the European Union

Saffronisation of India

ISIS on the Rampage

The Vilification of Muslims

Leaving Behind a Weak and Vulnerable Government in Kabul

Squeezing the Poor to Help the Rich

The Mutations of Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy

The Perils of Dead Certainty

Mandela, Manning and Snowden

Obama’s Middle East Grand Strategy

Egypt’s ‘Democratic’ Coup

Obama’s Faltering Legacy

Iran and the Outside World

America’s Syrian Riddle

What Thatcher Wrought

Cyprus and the Eurozone Crisis

War, Seduction and the Dilemmas of a Bygone Empire

The “Long War” Rhetoric is Back

India and Its Moral Crisis

Violence and the American Mind

Recriminations as Petraeus Falls

Drone Wars from Britain

The Struggle for Egypt’s Soul

Heading for a Hollow Victory

Assange, Pinochet and Diplomatic Double-Dealing

A Murderous Optimism About Syria

All Eyes on Syria

Extending the Empire to New Frontiers

Whose Egypt?

History’s Revenge

What’s Changed in Egypt?

The Tide is Turning Against Austerity

A New Great Game in the Asia-Pacific

The Boomerang Effect

Obama’s Delusions of Sanctity

Burning the Quran; Urinating On Dead Bodies

Netanyahu Crosses the Line

Information War By Interest Groups

Capitalism’s Barren Landscape

Iran, the Islamic Revolution and the Language of War

Iran and the West

How Capitalism Flopped