Trouble amid plenty in Africa

Africa is changing dramatically, and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally seeming determined to catch up with China, Europe, and India in their interest in the continent.

Crack in the house is widening

A crack in a house’s foundation, if not repaired, can continue to grow, ultimately destabilizing the structure and rendering it uninhabitable. Its occupants must then move to another home.

Israelis lied to justify massacre in Gaza

By granting diplomatic immunity to Israeli government and military officials from being arrested and prosecuted for war crimes in 2009, the British government acted shamefully and should take some of

Gaza changed everything

After every bloody episode of violence perpetrated by Israel, media spin doctors are often deployed with one grand mission: To absolve Israel of any responsibility in their acts of carnage.

Is this the twilight zone?

Don't know about you, but I’m experiencing a discomforting sense of unreality.

Saudi-Bahrain causeway rush

The government of Saudi Arabia is planning to start a ‘one-window’ system in the causeway. (“SR168m deal to run Causeway” Aug. 18)

Harmony key to India’s progress

Bikram Vohra knows well how to write on any subject. His article “Why I don’t want to ‘celebrate’ I-Day” (Aug. 16) has also been written remarkably well.

It’s all up to Al-Abadi now

By all yardsticks, Nuri Al-Maliki had to be sacrificed for the sake an inclusive political game in Iraq. His last minute clinging to his post did not discourage others from sidelining him.

Australia’s challenges as it prepares for G20 summit

The G20 group has in its membership the largest 20 economies in the world, including Australia and Saudi Arabia, ranked as the 12th and 19th largest economies worldwide, respectively.

A reality check on Vision 2025

In a recent meeting of the National Economic Council, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved the ‘Pakistan Vision 2025’ plan, which proposes optimal utilization of country’s resources to achieve sustain

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