Combative Obama rips Romney in final debate

2012-10-24 03:00
President Barack Obama came ready yesterday for a fighting finish, deriding Republican rival Mitt Romney as reckless and overmatched in world affairs. Instead he found a subdued challenger who was eag...

Ahmadinejad puts regime’s infighting in the spotlight

2012-10-24 03:00
Dissent within Iran’s regime was back in the spotlight yesterday after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hit back at the judiciary chief for denying him access to Tehran’s notorious Evin prison.The govern...

National concerns override political differences in India

2012-10-24 03:02
Sections of New Delhi’s diplomatic circuit have been abuzz with two topics. One — in the aftermath of Brajesh Mishra’s demise on Sept. 28, his transformation of India’s foreign policy and its security...

Brahimi and the dream of an Eid truce

2012-10-23 03:03
Mediator Lakhdar Brahimi’s dream to oust Bashar Assad from Syria peacefully has been reduced to a three-day truce during Eid Al-Adha. Yet even this simple dream may fail. Syrians trapped in the...

Women and Majlis Al Shoura: Presence with impact?

2012-10-23 03:03
Events are moving… and moving fast. Last Friday, it was publicly announced that logistical preparations are being carried out to accommodate the 35 women to be appointed to the highest level o...

US-Iran talks, the only viable way forward

2012-10-23 03:03
A report published in Saturday’s New York Times reveals that the US and Iran “have agreed in principle for the first time on one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program...

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