It was the stuff that dreams, or nightmares, are made of, depending which side of the fence you sit on. Kuwait finally caved in to the demands of hundreds of citizens to write off hundreds of millions of dollars worth of loans that they have accumulated in mortgages, personal loans and car loans. To any GCC pundit, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. Here’s why, Sultan explains in this article. Read more »
Sultan on why Kuwait needs political stability to boost its economic prospects.
Regardless of the outcome of Israel’s barbaric “Operation Cast Lead,” one thing is certain: It is high time for Hamas to step down as keeper of Gaza. Read more »
The case of the Saudi judge upholding the marriage of an eight-year-old girl to a man 50 years her senior is so very wrong on innumerable levels and is a step back in the otherwise forward progress of the Kingdom. Read more »
It is high time that we ceased to glorify individuals who disguise themselves as journalists and allow their emotions to seep through their reporting. Read more »
Baghdad, Friday, June 31, 2011, almost ten months in the future, and Israel has attacked Iran’s nuclear facilities. What might the consequences be? Read more »