All eyes on Washington

For the past couple of months, many regional and global analysts had been looking forward to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman’s visit to Washington.

No such thing as Islamic terrorism

This week Jeddah’s Effat Univer-sity hosted a discussion panel with the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) as their guest.

Daesh’s new propaganda trick

He who buys and keeps the dinar issued by Daesh can keep it as a souvenir because the group will soon be eliminated and the dinar will remain as an evidence of contemporary history.

Modi playing with fire

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will do well to take note of what American hero and Navy admiral Hyman G.

Victims of climate change

A few years ago, Melinda and I visited with a group of rice farmers in Bihar, India, one of the most flood-prone regions of the country.

The rising walls of humanity

The idea of building a wall a la Berlin between Canada and the US to keep out illegal immigrants has been ridiculed in most quarters and rightly so. Walls do not keep people in.

King Salman’s visit to US — alliance or separation?

The first official visit of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman to Washington beginning on Thursday comes at a crucial time in the history of Saudi-US relations.

Toward a nuke-free world

One of the many things the world has learned from the Iran nuclear saga is that its leaders made a mistake, when negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in the 1960s, in not doing anyth

Time for more democratic UN

We are moving further into a new century with many of the old, deficient institutions of the last century left untouched.

Unfounded comparison

Promoting the “deal” he claims he has made with Iran, President Obama is trying to cast himself as heir to a tradition of “peace through negotiations” followed by US presidents for decades.

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