Opinion



Judicial harassment of Indian Muslims

A new book, Gyarah Saal Salakhon Ke Peeche (Eleven Years Behind Bars) exposes how innocent Muslims in India are being framed in terror cases by police and intelligence agencies, subjected to brutal to



Economic costs of ME conflicts

The Arab world and its neighbors are stuck in a violence trap.



The complex puzzle of Iraq

The self-ascribed Islamic State’s takeover of Ramadi, the largest city and the administrative center of the Al-Anbar governorate in Iraq, is not the first incident that raises questions about the ultr



Toward the Asian century

Watch out global economies — the largely undeveloped Asian region is set to roar as India and China are entering into a new era of political and economic cooperation.



Who is to be blamed for IS?

What is the likelihood that former President George W.



An American ‘ironclad’ commitment

In the run up to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders’ meeting with US President Barack Obama at Camp David, many analysts and politicians suspected that the two sides would be divided over how



Yemen crisis: Problem and solution

Geography has been a constant factor in Yemen’s relations with Saudi Arabia for three centuries, and still is.



Changing the rules of the game

Following the GCC-US Camp David summit, US President Barack Obama announced his administration’s commitment to the security of the Gulf states in an attempt to allay fears of these countries over the



America’s need for speed

On July 1, 1828 a song was written about the first American passenger train. As time passed, American songwriters and composers wrote countless emotional songs about trains and train rides.



Mind your manners

Earlier this month a video was circulating on various social media platforms that showed a man in the usual pilgrim’s attire in Makkah (which means he was in the Grand Mosque to perform Umrah) using a

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