Opinion



Legacy of the First World War

It was not worth even one life,” said Harry Patch shortly before he died in 2009 at the age of 111.



Facing bumps on the road

One of the hard lessons Saudi women learn when they get a new job in the private sector is the attitude among employers. They are told: “you got a job, the rest is up to you.”



Insurance Bill logjam: A sad commentary on Indian politics

A six-year-old boy curiously named Curious asks his father the meaning of politics.



Arab world drowning in Machiavellianism

Villains are indispensable characters in the story of self-preservation.



Gaza: Are the Arabs divided?

Are the Arabs divided over the war in Gaza? If so, then why are they divided?



Lessons from the Gaza war

The Israeli war on Gaza has come to a temporary pause following an Egyptian proposal for a 72-hour truce commencing on Tuesday morning.



Making a mess of Afghan poll

Afghanistan’s election audit needs to be fast and decisive to avert the threat of spiraling instability as US troops pull out, but attempts to speed up the process are bogged down in squabbles and con



Cuban exodus persists, 20 years after ‘rafter crisis’

Twenty years after tens of thousands of Cubans braved the sea to head to the United States in the “rafter crisis,” islanders are still fleeing the communist country despite timid economic reforms.



On heroes and preachers: Gaza’s new resistance paradigm

Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? In Israeli prison, of course!,” was the title of an article by Jo Ehrlich published in Modoweiss.net on Dec 21, 2009.



US shielding a rogue state

On Saturday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US President Barack Obama not to “second-guess” him on how Hamas should be treated.

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