Iraq needs more than new govt

The new Iraqi Cabinet lineup is not a major change and much more is needed to address grievances that contributed to the rise of extremists who seized swathes of the country, experts say.

The GCC challenge

The Gulf region is not in the best of states.

Tale of two Arab cities

At the beginning of this year 2014, Baghdad — Iraq’s capital city — was voted to be one of the least hospitable cities in the world.

Awaiting an Arab response to fight IS

NATO’s ten-nation “core coalition” that was formed last week in Wales in the United Kingdom to confront the growing threat of the Islamic State (IS), also known as ISIL, did not include any Arab count

Education — single best investment

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called education the “single best investment” that countries can make to build “prosperous, healthy, and equitable societies.” Nowhere is this insight

Can Palestine win peace?

The rollout of the cease-fire agreement between Israel and Palestine last month was impressive.

Russia and the West

Last week’s North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in the Welsh city of Newport was hyped up as a momentous occasion that would reinforce the relevance of the western military alliance, whic

Striving to make world a safer place

When NATO last met in Britain in 1990 the Cold War was ending. As Margaret Thatcher and President Bush Sr.

The new Gaza reality

Aside from being a major military setback, Israel’s war on Gaza has also disoriented the policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu like never before.

Egypt is back on track

President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi has a mammoth task ahead of him and he knows it.

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