Rafia Zakaria is an attorney, political philosopher and writer whose work has been published in Al Jazeera America,Dissent and Guernica, among others. She is the author of The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan (2015).
Clothes and daggers
British missionaries hated the sari; US feminists would ban the burqa. Why do empires care so much about women’s clothes?
What Mortimer did
A diplomat in British India blundered a border. The consequences continue to shape world politics