Faisal Devji

Faisal Devji is a reader in modern South Asian history at the University of Oxford and a fellow of St. Antony’s College. He is the author, most recently, of Muslim Zion: Pakistan as a Political Idea (Harvard, 2013).


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Anatomy of a Massacre

There was something new about the Karachi killings, not least because they targeted a community that hadn't previously been on the frontline of religious conflict....


Mystical Assassinations

Macbeth is the most political of Shakespeare’s heroes because he kills his king not out of hatred, envy, or even ambition, but to gain power for its own sake. He pursues this abstract aim like a somnambulist, following the logic of politics, in its purest form, to a tragic end....

Mystical Assassinations
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