Opinion

A million mutinies among the believers

2014-11-28 01:33
In a tribute to the inimitable Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on his 10th death anniversary last week (Nov. 11), veteran Palestinian journalist and analyst Abdel Bari Atwan lamented the fact that th...

India-Pakistan relations on ice

2014-11-28 03:00
So Prime Minister Modi officially snubbed Nawaz Sharif at the SAARC conference by keeping his hands fisted and then reading a pamphlet in what was not even a disguised indication that he wasn’t going...

Europe must act responsibly

2014-11-28 03:00
In the showdown with Russia over Ukraine, the weaknesses and divisions in European policy have been as encouraging for Russian President Vladimir Putin as America’s hesitant approach to Syria was. If...

E-cigarettes can help people quit smoking!

2014-11-27 03:00
Michael Russell and Murray Jarvik, two pioneers of smoking-cessation research in the 1970s, would probably have welcomed the development of the electronic cigarette or “personal nicotine vaporizer” (P...

What really happened in Kiev?

2014-11-27 03:00
This is what former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, subsequently driven from office by mass protests in Kiev, said to German Chancellor Angela Merkel just one year ago, at the start of the cris...

Syria’s humanitarian crisis

2014-11-27 03:00
From the capture of Mosul by ISIS to the siege of Kobani, the political and media focus on what used to be called the Syrian civil war has changed. The battlefield has become more complex as the image...

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