Opinion

Revolt against driverless cars

2015-07-05 03:00
While carmakers are racing to develop autonomous cars that do not need drivers, none has paused to ask the drivers if they want to give up driving and sit in cars that transport them like cargo. Howev...

Preventing Bloody Fridays

2015-07-04 03:00
Friday, June 26, 2015 — it was the second Friday of Ramadan. Three countries were left shocked by three separate terror attacks. A man was beheaded at the exit to a factory in France, a massacre took...

Daesh: Is the West really threatened?

2015-07-04 03:00
Last Friday, in France, an Islamist named Yahya Salhi killed his employer, Herve Cornara. He attached the victim’s severed head to the fence around a chemical plant and then rammed his vehicle into a...

New mission for World Bank

2015-07-04 03:00
The Bank’s 20th century mission — to help countries finance their development — will remain vital for the foreseeable future. But there is also room for the World Bank to adjust its focus for the 21st...

Egypt is not Iraq

2015-07-04 03:00
Terrorists ruined the chance to celebrate Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi’s first year in power, while the Egyptian media was preoccupied with the assassination of the attorney general and th...

Hanging in the balance

2015-07-04 03:00
Greece has carried on its back a crippling debt load for the last five years. How crippling? Very crippling. And this was evidenced by the fact that last Wednesday Athens missed a crucial debt payment...

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