Pope Francis’ three-day visit to Myanmar this week has once again redirected the attention of the international community to what some human rights organizations are calling the world’s biggest “forced exodus” this year.
November 30, 2017
Much like the conflicts in Bosnia and Rwanda before it, the war in Syria seems destined to leave a black mark on the history of humanity.
November 20, 2017
The greater Middle East has experienced unprecedented political turmoil and violence in the wake of the so-called Arab Spring. The political order as we knew it was upended in 2011 and the region has not yet fully recovered from that disruption.
November 16, 2017
There is little doubt that Vision 2030 could not only fundamentally change Saudi Arabia’s economy, but also how Saudis define their roles as citizens. It is the most ambitious package of reforms to be implemented in Saudi Arabia.
November 09, 2017
Autumn is usually a busy time for Washington think tanks, and this year is no exception. Several conferences last week focused on US foreign policy in the Middle East.
October 26, 2017
The Nobel Prize is arguably the most famous and coveted international award there is. Every year it is given to people and organizations who distinguish themselves during the course of the previous 12 months in their chosen discipline.
October 14, 2017
There is little doubt that the United Nations and its various programs, offices and affiliates have done much to promote global peace, economic prosperity and intercultural understanding.
October 11, 2017
Last week was momentous in the history of Saudi Arabia. It began on Saturday, when women were not only allowed to attend the National Day festivities but also played a more prominent role as active participants. On Tuesday, King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive.
October 01, 2017
The name Bloomberg has become synonymous with the worlds of finance and business. The company relishes its brand so much that its Twitter handle is simply @business.
September 23, 2017
New Yorkers are fond of the fact that their city has earned more nicknames than probably any other city in the world.
September 18, 2017