Opinion

Red Sea — artery of global trade

2016-02-12 03:00
The Red Sea has played a pivotal role in global trade for millennia. In the time of the pharaohs, it was at the heart of the global spice trade. Today, it is an essential global artery, feeding Wester...

North Korea’s nuclear deterrent

2016-02-12 03:00
Here we go again. North Korea launched a ballistic missile of intercontinental range on Sunday, saying that it was just putting up a satellite, only weeks after it carried out its fourth nuclear weapo...

Farmers and climate change

2016-02-12 03:00
A new push to give farmers in developing countries better access to markets, led by the United Nations’ food aid agency, could fall short of its goals if it does not prioritize helping poor farmers ad...

Trump proves party establishment can’t stop him

2016-02-12 03:00
The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire’s only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state’s largest...

The never-ending Arab Spring

2016-02-11 03:00
The term “spring” is used to describe a popular uprising against a political system. It is mainly used in Europe. In the recent history of mankind, the term was used to mark a period of a few months i...

Falling into the terrorists’ trap

2016-02-11 03:00
American politics has been captured by terrorists. In December 2015, polls showed that one in six Americans, some 16 percent of the population, now identify terrorism as the most important national pr...

Absurdity of the war in Syria

2016-02-11 03:00
Fighters from Chechnya are on both sides of the conflict; on one side they guide Russian aircraft to their targets and on the other they fight Daesh extremists in Syria and Iraq to participate in thei...

Coed or not, it’s our choice

2016-02-11 03:00
Apparently the good folks in government in Ontario, Canada, didn’t get the memo that colonialism is no longer fashionable.There’s a bit of a dust-up in Ontario’s higher education circles that Algonqui...

Modi and his foreign trips

2016-02-11 03:00
In the past 20 months since taking over as prime minister of India, Narendra Modi has visited 32 countries; five of these twice — Nepal, France, Russia, Singapore and the United States.The 27 countrie...

The UAE’s Ministry of Happiness

2016-02-10 03:02
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, surprised the World Government Summit held in Dubai this week when he announced major structural...

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