Why crash the flight

2015-03-28 03:00
The suicidal pilot who flew the A320 from Germanwings into the Alps taking 150 people with him makes for a bizarre page in aviation history. When the news broke I had written that aircraft of this gen...

‘Decisive Storm’ contains threat

2015-03-27 03:00
Decisive Storm, a name with so many meanings in the international war against Houthi militias in Yemen, is currently under way. Saudi diplomacy is known for being careful. It is known for giving oppor...

KSA’s wise and firm action

2015-03-27 03:00
In a dramatic turn of events, Yemen’s embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi appealed for military intervention from Saudi Arabia and other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council to reverse the...

Saleh’s shadowy role in slide to war

2015-03-27 03:00
When Saudi Arabian jets struck Houthi positions in Yemen on Thursday they also hit forces loyal to a key figure who many Yemenis believe has orchestrated the present crisis from the shadows: Former Pr...

Getting into the Yemeni storm

2015-03-27 03:00
What is currently happening in Yemen is not the first problem Saudi Arabia has faced with respect to its neighbor to the south. But the current problems don’t just concern Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom is...

Choosing the correct option

2015-03-27 03:00
Having exercised great restraint as the turmoil in Yemen intensified and keeping in mind the collateral bruising of the civilian public Saudi Arabia was left with no alternative but to activate its mi...

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