Friday, September 25, 2020

When Vladimir Putin looks in the mirror, does he see Syria's Assad?

As Russia ups its game in Syria - apparently supporting President Bashar al-Assad's regime with tanks, naval infantry and air defense systems - Vladimir...

Meet the angriest man running for president – no it's not Trump

What better time to gauge the emotional profile of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), an avowed Socialist, than during his Labor Day speech to the...

Why the great and good get to ride for free

Nineteenth-century plutocrats from the Northeast journeyed to Aiken, South Carolina, to take a break - much the way David Samson, former chairman of the...

What made Vladimir Putin's 'call' to Elton John so believable

Vladimir Putin did not call Elton John and suggested they meet to discuss LGBT rights in Russia, but a lot of people believed that...

Pssst! Need a passport? Forgery a lifeline for fleeing Syrians.

Obaida, a 22-year-old refugee from an area of Syria controlled by Islamic State, said he tried hard to get a passport the legal way....

Are Syrian refugees a security threat to the Middle East?

Many of the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees arriving in Europe were previously living in camps and cities across Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan....

Western dream of regime change in Iran is over, so what's next?

The signing of the nuclear accord between Iran and the P5+1 answered a question that has bedeviled the U.S.-Iranian relationship for 36 years. Decades after...

Let's help those who find it difficult to perform Haj

Every year, Saudi authorities renew their warnings about illegal domestic pilgrims who seek to go to the holy sites to perform Haj without a...

Reflections on Saudi education system

With the reopening of schools, students have embarked on a new journey of their lives. Is this journey going to be any different? Will...

Saudi Arabia’s ‘image deficit’? We are part of the problem.

The recent attack on a British man by members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Haia) in...

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