Opinion

Road map for Scotland

2014-09-20 03:00
Scotland’s vote on independence from the United Kingdom has spurred widespread debate about the secession of small states, such as Slovenia and Croatia in 1991, or the independence drive today in Spai...

Stop treading the beaten path

2014-09-20 03:00
These days, the most common words dominating the world media headlines are: Terrorism, terrorists and coalition against extremists. Well, there is nothing to complain against this trend. These are in...

Ukraine caught in the cross-fire

2014-09-20 03:00
As the political and social crisis in Ukraine has escalated, Kiev urgently needs to take emergency measures to save its shattered economy and restore law and order in the turmoil-stricken country.Alth...

Dress for the job... or it’s not yours

2014-09-20 03:00
A very senior journalist came to Dubai some years ago for an interview for the post of the editor of a newspaper. He fetched up on time wearing torn jeans, a scruffy T-shirt and tennis shoes. The GM o...

Economics of violence

2014-09-20 03:00
What is the biggest source of violence in our world? With the brutal conflicts in Syria, Ukraine, and elsewhere constantly in the news, many people would probably say war. But that turns out to be spe...

The tactic of disappearance

2014-09-20 03:00
Militants who swept like an army across Iraq and Syria are expected to return to guerrilla warfare and melt into the population to avoid heavy losses from US-led air strikes, analysts say.The Islamic...

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