An insightful piece by Sultan on why The Hermitage Fund’s arrival is welcome news for GCC markets.
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 »
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.
It wasn’t all bad blood between the Arabs and the Jews; in fact, there were stories of heroism that have gone unreported and unnoticed in the Arab media. Read more »
In no other region of the world does the tired old cliché that “behind every great man is a great woman” hold more true than in the Middle East. And yet women have not always played a role only from behind the curtains that are their men but have also occasionally stepped up to share the burden and privilege of leading their people. Read more »