Opinion



G-20: A plutocrats’ summit?

At an official dinner in Washington, ahead of November’s G-20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia-born media mogul Rupert Murdoch lectured ministers on the dangers of socialism and big government.



Ebola and inequality

The Ebola crisis reminds us, once again, of the downside of globalization.



Thorny road ahead for Yemen

Yemen’s new technocratic government was sworn in on Sunday, two days after the UN Security Council imposed sanctions on ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and two leaders of the Houthi group.



Al-Ahsa attackers will not go unpunished

AL-Ahsa makes up the major part of the Eastern Province and it is the largest oasis in the world.



Public-private alliance is the key to progress

The private sector is the other side of the economic equation in any political or economic system all over the world.



United against deviant ideology

The ideology of hatred is beyond comprehension and as to how it influences the minds and hearts of young people to the point they don’t shy away from killing complete strangers.



Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Walking a tightrope

In my last article, I mentioned about the unusual and unexplainable mood swing that affects our daily routine.



Iran unlikely to budge

Many observers suspect that US President Barack Obama will not follow a decisive approach in dealing with the Iranian nuclear ambitions.



UK radicalism, the crisis of a generation

A professional student of radicalization at King’s College London, Shiraz Maher is concerned to understand why British Muslims are traveling to Syria to enlist as militants with the Islamic State.



Mistrust mars US-Pakistan ties

Relations of very few countries in the world have been as mercurial as that of the US and Pakistan.

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