1. The most dangerous moment since 1962: The Ukraine war is a textbook example where the parties involved are treating each other with matching hostility, writes Stanly Johny.
  2. Will Rishi Sunak be a ‘living bridge’? Meet the many other world leaders of Indian origin – Stanly Johny.
  3. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s win is the most decisive reversal of a great wave called an ‘Age of Reaction’, writes Patrick Heller, Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs at Brown University.
  4. China’s 20th Party Congress over, the road ahead and why India needs to be cautious – former National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan writes.
  5. In Pakistan, a state of war with much drama ahead. Karachi-based political economist S. Akbar Zaidi writes that with the military making it clear that ‘when the state is in a state of war, the people and the army tackle it together’, things have become far more complicated politically.