Iran agreement’s N. Korean shadow on

2015-08-01 03:00
It didn’t take long, but, according to the Korea Central News Agency, the North Koreans are underwhelmed by the Iran nuclear deal, and thus unlikely to follow suit. The North Korean announcement took...

Dealing with racism: UAE sets example

2015-08-01 03:00
In the past, there existed good ethical standards for rejecting discrimination and promoting coexistence at a time when no laws regulated relations amongst people and between societies. However, commu...

Events of global shame

2015-08-01 03:00
Two important events in June are reminders of two genocides. The first is the Rwanda massacre, which has gone down in history as the worst documented genocide, and the second is the drama of Srebrenic...

In search of a hero

2015-08-01 03:00
Some 60 YEARS ago the new Egyptian ruler, Gamal Abdal Nasser, wrote a book about the “Philosophy of the Revolution.” Imitating the playwright Luigi Pirandello (“Six Characters in Search of an Author”)...

Taliban succession: A win for Pakistan?

2015-08-01 03:00
The handover of the Taliban leadership to the “moderate” Mullah Akhtar Mansour is being seen by some as a win for Pakistan, the insurgents’ historic backers, but could deepen splits within the movemen...

Who killed Cecil? Hypocrisy did

2015-08-01 03:00
THE killing of Cecil the lion is horrifying. But it is also hypocritical. That dentist guy from the US is the archetypal macho hunter who kills bison, deer, elk, moose and hangs their heads on his wal...

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