British role continues to haunt Palestinians

2014-10-21 03:00
It would be intellectually dishonest to reflect on the British House of Commons’ vote of Monday, Oct. 13, on a Palestinian state without digging deeper into history. Regardless of the meaning of the n...

Fighting human trafficking

2014-10-21 03:00
The city of Tacloban was one of the worst hit by Typhoon Haiyan (“Yolanda”) in November 2013, when the term “storm surge” was first introduced in the most violent way possible. This writer remembers t...

The killing fields

2014-10-21 03:00
There are hotspots that the sun sends out and then there are those that are man-made and treacherous. A genuine hotspot and going beyond the mere fluff of a label is the current conflict raging (and I...

The intemperate advocates of Israel

2014-10-21 03:00
Before we make up our minds about a book, we read it first. In like manner, we see an opera, especially a critically acclaimed one by one of America’s leading composers then we decide. Not before. Tha...

The Italian pirate in Saudi desert

2014-10-20 03:00
Last few weeks saw oil prices nosedive in such a manner that had left many economic analysts baffled. During the same period, this writer also wrote on the unusual decline in the oil prices. In respon...

Proper planning and impact of time factor

2014-10-20 03:00
Proper planning plays a crucial role in the success of any development project and ultimately in the progress of a country.Practicality and flexibility do not bind proper planning to any period of tim...

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