Opinion



Editorial: Improving Kingdom’s education system

It is probably true to say that the most strongly-felt adult memories are to do with school days. Everyone has an opinion about education.



Fighting gender bias

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded last week, given jointly to Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian activist against child labor, and Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist for education, “for their



The lessons from Peshawar

Commenting on the decline and decay of the Islamic world, Robert Reilly writes in his interesting book, The Closing of the Muslim Mind: “The fatal disconnect between the Creator and the mind of his cr



In defense of Owaisi

Hindu nationalists may ridicule Asaduddin Owaisi with “next Jinnah” taunts, but the determined politician isn’t going anywhere.



10 things we learn from Peshawar mayhem

• That the rules of engagement were flung to the winds and in the aftermath children are increasingly on the firing line. Who will stop it from getting worse?



Currency crisis: Putin’s biggest challenge

He crushed Chechnya’s rebellion, pushed back Russia’s frontiers and restored the pride of a nation humiliated by the demise of the Soviet Union.



A new direction for global health

It is easy to be discouraged about the state of international cooperation today, but global health remains an area in which the world has come together to do significant good.



Junk leadership

The massacre of 148 people inside an army school in Peshawar seems to have spurred Pakistan leaders into action.



The American mistake

The Peshawar attack on Army Public School is an attack on humanity.



Unrealistic expectations

To understand the recent changes, we may have to re-evaluate the political and military situation in Syria.

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