Bobby Ghosh

Bobby Ghosh


Member of the editorial board at @bopinion. Ex- @Time, @qz, @CNN, @httweets. Food, football & foreign affairs... not necessarily in that order.

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Sharply observed and smartly contextualized by @nktpnd : Why the ‘Old Normal’ Along the Sino-Indian Border Can No Longer Stand

Messi has masterminded Griezmann's resurgence by making him 'one of the gang'

My round-up of @bopinion  opinions: Trump's tax filings can be subpoenaed by the Manhattan attorney general, but not (yet) by Congress

Are you going to buy a gym membership or a Peloton bike after this? via @bopinion 

It might be time to rethink that famous economic "elephant chart," says @FerdiGiugliano  via @bopinion 

Foreign investors are abandoning the Turkish lira in droves as President Erdogan continues to wage his war against "currency speculators" via @markets 

U.S. commander says Iran’s decision-making abilities are in “disarray” after the killing of #QassemSoleimani . He doesn't expect the lull to last. via @bpolitics 

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Can we just remind ourselves that the #PanamaPapers  are from just ONE law firm, in just ONE tax haven. Tip of the proverbial iceberg.

Refugees don't deserve blame for #ParisAttacks , they deserve even more sympathy: attacks like these are what made them refugees.

India diplomat tells me: "We regard @IvankaTrump  the way we do half-wit Saudi princes. It's in our national interest to flatter them."

Hong Kong official reprimands TV station over WHO interview that mentioned Taiwan

People keep saying the India-Pakistan conflict is more dangerous now because both have nukes. But other new weapons greatly increase the risk: Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp... and hyper-nationalistic TV networks.

Man who thinks it is uncool for an Indian-American journalist to edit a newspaper in New Delhi thinks it is fine to give an interview to an Indian-Canadian actor. Or maybe my offense was that I never commissioned stories about the prime-ministerial passion for mangoes?

Yes, Indira Gandhi had the defence ministry portfolio twice, but it's not the same thing when you give yourself the job. #NirmalaSitharaman 

The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush is now running for President of Iraq.

Shame on you, Nobel Peace Price committee, for allowing Abdel Sattar#Edhi  to pass, without making him a laureate. You had so many chances.

This photo is all kinds of wonderful. Indian scientists celebrate the success of their Mars mission

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