Friday, September 25, 2020

Why a state of emergency is needed in Lebanon

The long-expected explosion has happened. On Monday night, riots broke out in the northern city of Tripoli — one of Lebanon’s most neglected areas and home...

The New York Times should worry about New York, before Makkah

Criticism of Saudi Arabia in The New York Times is not unusual these days, but a front-page opinion column in its international edition demanding...

Millions going hungry amid Coronavirus crisis

Tucked away in the largely unread center pages of the world’s press last week was a warning that should be ringing alarm bells in...

How COVID-19 is changing the way we look at the economy

During March and April, country by country has closed down its economy to flatten the curve of coronavirus infections and enable their health care...

Lifting Iran arms embargo would increase regional disorder

The already-volatile situation in the Middle East is likely to be pitched into even greater discord by mid-October, as the probability increases that an...

Millions going hungry amid Coronavirus crisis

Tucked away in the largely unread center pages of the world’s press last week was a warning that should be ringing alarm bells in...

Travel now triggers a warning light thanks to lockdown

How many times a day did we used to find ourselves saying or texting, “Safe travels” to others, or having them sent to us...

Iran using US tensions to divert focus from virus crisis

Instead of concentrating on the public health crisis that the Iranian nation is facing, the theocratic establishment appears to be putting its focus on...

Turkey’s foreign policy concerns are immune to coronavirus crisis

I wondered, few days ago, what issues might be dominating Turkish politics and society had the coronavirus outbreak not happened? It would be unrealistic to...

Trump needs a foreign policy win

A poll this week revealed that only 36 percent of Americans trust US President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis. This...

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