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Areas of Saudi-US cooperation

Having recently arrived as the US Ambassador in Saudi Arabia, my wife Linda and I have been overwhelmed by the warm welcome we have received here from Saudis of all walks of life.



Biggest embarrassment to the Modi government

If the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh careened from crisis to crisis, the present Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Al



Pakistan and Arab-Israel conflict

Like other Muslim countries across the world, Pakistan has expressed shock and horror over recent Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip.



Going in for the kill

Beyond the hundreds of lives lost, perhaps the worst aspect of the predictably one-sided conflict between Israel and Gaza is that once a cease-fire is effected, it will be back to square one.



Education systems are failing our people

How and when did civilized countries in this region, once the shining light of the world with their scientists and groundbreaking inventions, morph into this tragedy of failed and fragmented states?



Israeli missiles and Gaza’s bomb shelters

Few weeks ago, three Israeli teens were kidnapped and murdered. Two of them held dual citizenships, Israeli and American.



Gaza: The result of destroying resistance

The coming few hours will determine the fate of an Egyptian initiative to implement a cease-fire between Israel, which has accepted the deal, and Palestinian resistance groups in Gaza.



The future of FIFA

The World Cup has concluded with its usual flourish, and much of the world, as usual, couldn’t help but get caught up in the excitement of it all — which is exactly the outcome that Sepp Blatter wants



The animals living among us

I remember the good old days in Ahmedabad when I was editor of Indian Express and Narendra Modi was a fledgling politician and we were old buddies and we would meet and chew the fat and eat dhoklas an



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