Opinion

Houthi-Saleh alliance asked for it

2015-04-01 03:00
Saudi Arabia’s reaction to the Houthi mutiny in Yemen was expected — and justified. The question was this: How long would the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and other Arab countries, tolerate Iran’s...

How ‘Decisive Storm’ saved Yemen

2015-04-01 03:00
Operation Decisive Storm was launched in the early hours of last Thursday (March 26), by a coalition of 10 countries led by Saudi Arabia, at the request of Yemen’s legitimate government and was met wi...

New thinking on regional security

2015-04-01 03:00
Establishing joint Arab institutions, a joint economic market and a unified currency and passport have always remained mere wishes. Nothing was ever achieved in this regard and this is why Arabs becom...

Fool me once

2015-04-01 03:00
Fool me once, shame on you, goes the saying notoriously mangled by former US President George W. Bush. “Fool me twice, shame on me.” Well, shame on him, on several accounts. He’s not the only one to g...

Last chance for Ukraine and Europe

2015-04-01 03:00
The European Union stands at a crossroads. The shape it takes five years from now will be decided in the coming 3-5 months.Year after year, the EU has successfully muddled through its difficulties. Bu...

Arabs in a ‘decisive’ mood

2015-03-31 03:00
Arab League summits used to be dismissed as little more than talking shops, mere forums for Arab leaders to stay in touch. Final communiqués were usually devoid of actionable steps to resolve issues....

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