The problem with watching Al-Jazeera in Arabic isn’t just that the channel gives ample airtime to militants and terrorists to share their “perspective”, but because its conspiracy theories and controversies give the station so much influence on the easily-swayed Arab mindset. Read more »
The late giant of an entrepreneur Dhirubhai Ambani, who once proudly proclaimed that he bet on people, almost certainly always won. Sadly, one bet he seems to have lost is that on his sons. How sibling rivalry could potentially destroy shareholder value. Read more »
It is imperative the ICC does not waver in its resolve to bring Bashir to justice, as this is a test case being monitored by other sitting heads of state in the Arab world, Africa and beyond. The international community must not be intimidated as it has been in the case of Zimbabwe by countries such as China and South Africa. Read more »
The Foreign Policy magazine asked its readers to vote for those they deemed most deserving of the highest honors — 500,000 public votes later, an interesting fact emerged: the top 10 was dominated by intellectuals of the Muslim faith. Read more »
Sultan on why the best thing for everybody everywhere is a high oil price.
The GCC countries must immediately awaken from their state of suspended animation as individual countries and, as a united block, mobilise their enormous wealth to launch a major Iraq rescue plan. Read more »