Sunday , January 20 2019

Insight

Traders in State diseases – ‘Society’ above the law

To open foodstuffs shop one requires quite some time, which may take up to six months and this period includes finding a place, money, rent …

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Talk we don’t want to hear — II

Ibrahim Al-Buleihi said the entry of Arab history has not made any contribution but rather hindered the progress, and that means if we listen to …

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Talk we do not want to hear – It is Greek for some

Saudi scholar Ibrahim Al-Buleihi says the Arabs have not provided any added value to human civilization, and that what is attributed to them by the …

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Free trade cost Secretary Clinton the 2016 US presidential election

Forget health care, immigration, terrorism, tax reform and Supreme Court appointments, Secretary Clinton lost the USA presidential election because she didn’t address a faltering economy …

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‘Confront the radical mind’

Adel Al-Kalbani of Saudi Arabia is considered one of the most controversial clerics in a deeply conservative society. He issued a fatwa in 2010 saying …

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Shobokshi, India, Pakistan

A few years ago I wrote about a very embarrassing incident which I experienced at the home of a friend, when I met with the Ambassador …

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Defenders of honor, virtue – Two faces of same coin

They call for wearing the veil, and fight the unveiled. They call for segregation of the two sexes from kindergarten to the university level. They …

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‘Privatization right solution’ – ‘Shun Stone Age, go for stars’

When I wanted to receive a reply to my letter on the same day when I was working in the UK, I was eager to …

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Ports at point of no return – ‘Save what we can’

This is an excerpt from an article I wrote in October 2003, under the title, ‘Will Sheikh Sabah Al-Ali resign? After I read what was …

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‘Cats’ breath of fresh air – Gift in times of stress

When I lived in London I had the pleasure of attending the first show of the universal musical ‘Cats’ which will run for four days …

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