Opinion



Inadvertently arming Daesh

One of the earliest major setbacks in the war against Daesh came last June when the US-backed Iraqi army was routed by the militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.



The new face of terror

Does anybody remember Timothy McVeigh (Oklahoma City bomber), Colleen LaRose (“Jihad Jane”) and John Walker Lindh (the “American Taleban”)?



KSA’s bold move against terrorism

The recent terror attacks targeting Shiite mosques in Saudi Arabia is a very disturbing development.



Europe’s extreme view on headscarf

Governments in Europe have gone to extremes in their efforts to legislate laws about how Muslim women should dress in public. Make that lunatic extreme.



Iran sees Daesh as its ally

Controversy has heated up in Washington over the policy of confronting Daesh.



France finds it tough in Mali

Confronted with rebels, separatists, traffickers and bandits, all in similar pick-ups and wearing the same military garb, French troops in Mali face a vexing conundrum, figuring out exactly who the en



FIFA — too many unanswered questions

Let us assume that voting is on to decide which country would host the next world up. Two candidates emerge as the top contenders in the fray, say Germany and France or Norway and Sweden.



The delegitimization of Israel

June 5 marked the 48th anniversary of the “preemptive” attack on Egypt with which Israel launched the fateful “Six-Day War” that permitted the Zionist movement to complete its conquest of historical P



Ankara’s future course of action

It is true that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan angered us by interfering in Arab affairs, but he isn’t a rival — the dispute with him was merely over details.



Setting the tone for future

India and Bangladesh today are far closer and friendly neighbors than they were ever before since the independence of Bangladesh in 1971.

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