Opinion



Phenomenon of suicide attacks

It must be admitted that the idea of suicide bombings is intimidating in itself. It contradicts our human nature and instincts of self-preservation.



Europe’s refugee problem

Earlier this spring, I drove to a beautiful spot on the southern bank of Lake Geneva. My destination was the Hotel Royale in Évian-les-Bains.



Between a rock and a hard place

This week, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani launched a stinging attack on critics of his administration’s foreign policy and reminded everyone that politics was all about choice.



The price of disunity

Last June, the Iraqi Army was unable to defend Mosul from the onslaught of the self-ascribed Islamic State (IS).



Accountability for killer robots

What would happen if countries took a step beyond remote-controlled drones and used weapons that targeted and killed people on their own, without any human intervention?



Rohingyas and global obligations

We fishermen have a code, an Indonesian fisherman by the name of Ridwan told Al-Jazeera. “At sea you are all brothers and sisters.



Dealing with the brainwashed

Exactly what motivates an individual to join the ranks of a terrorist organization like the self-ascribed Islamic State (IS)? It really is a mind-boggling question.



Fighting extremist ideology

It is not a coincidence that in some Western countries, whose constitutions clearly stipulate protecting freedom of expression and partisanship, Nazism is exceptionally banned in belief and in practic



Will Erdogan’s charisma hold on June 7?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is playing an increasingly active role in Turkey’s legislative election campaign as the ruling party faces its biggest ballot box challenge since it came to powe



‘Weight’ a minute, this is trouble

Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study led by an Indian-American researcher.

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