Opinion

Saudi women no longer confined to their conventional roles

2012-10-04 03:05
Five years away from Saudi Arabia is a long time. I’m just starting to get over the culture shock of coming in from the brutal cold of northern England to scorching Jeddah.The biggest surprise that re...

Is this end of the road for Chavez?

2012-10-04 03:04
It is imaginable — not certain, but certainly possible — that Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s strongman ruler since 1998, will lose the presidential election on Oct. 7. The most recent opinion polls showed t...

Hadi abandons Abdullah Saleh’s cunning ways

2012-10-04 03:05
Former President Ali Abdullah Saleh considered Yemeni citizens to be a bunch of stupids and used rhetoric highlighting the country's false heroic positions. When Saleh signed an agreement with the US...

Anti-corruption movement in India is withering away

2012-10-04 03:01
As skeletons keep tumbling out of the cupboard of a government besieged by corruption charges, an agitated people may well despair that battling corruption in India’s officialdom is a Sisyphean task.F...

US widening covert war in North Africa

2012-10-04 03:00
Small teams of special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa in the months before militants launched the fiery attack that killed the US ambassador in Libya. The sold...

Questions mount over Benghazi attack

2012-10-04 03:00
Three weeks after a deadly attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi little is known about how and why the assault happened or who was behind it, amid mounting concern over possible security lapses.Four...

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