Opinion

No chances of WWIII

2016-02-14 03:00
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was quoted as saying, during the Munich conference, that ground intervention in Syria could result in a third world war. Despite the importance of what has been...

Brazil struggles with Zika outbreak

2016-02-14 03:00
Brazil is reeling from an unprecedented outbreak of the Zika virus, which in the worst cases affects the fetuses of pregnant woman, causing malformation of the babies’ brains. The virus is spread by t...

The social investment revolution

2016-02-14 03:00
In 1972, during Richard Nixon’s visit to Beijing, Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People’s Republic of China, was asked for his view of the impact of the 1789 French Revolution. “It is too soon t...

Saudi Press Roundup

2016-02-14 00:49
‘Decisive Storm’ in Syria Walid Al-Muallen, deputy premier and foreign minister of the Syrian regime, has warned Saudi Arabia against sending ground forces to fight Daesh in Syria without the regime’s...

True nature of Syrian crisis

2016-02-13 03:00
The latest declaration by Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy for Syria, which held Assad’s regime responsible for obstructing the negotiations, does not rise to the level of crimes and serious incid...

Enigma of the US election

2016-02-13 03:00
The results of the primary elections in New Hampshire — a state where if presidential candidates do not come out swinging and win big are likely to encounter diminished support elsewhere in the countr...

China can fix its economy

2016-02-13 03:00
Pessimism about China has become pervasive in recent months, with fear of a “China meltdown” sending shock waves through stock markets worldwide since the beginning of the year. And practically everyo...

PYD: Another face of terror

2016-02-13 03:53
Last week we discussed Turkey’s civil war against the PKK and saw how the issue is directly related to the PYD in Syria. The PYD (and its armed wing, the YPG) was founded by members of the PKK in 2003...

Vaccines versus superbugs

2016-02-13 03:55
The outbreak of the Zika virus, like Ebola before it, has highlighted the risk that infectious diseases can pose to the health of entire countries — and the importance of vaccines to the fight against...

Rock and a hard place

2016-02-13 03:00
How does one reconcile the execution of the army chief with the launch of a missile, both acts attributed to North Korea in the same week.Gen. Ri Yong-gil, the army chief of staff since 2013, a pacifi...

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