Saturday , February 23 2019

Insight

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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Poet called ‘Two Masters’

Prominent Kuwaiti poet Mullah Abdeen Baqer, a.k.a. ‘Two Masters’ because he mastered Arabic and Persian, jokingly recited ‘Grapico blackino after greyano and sweetano, and after …

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Focus on history, heritage – Al-Saeedan son of soil

Hamad Mohammad Al-Saeedan was born in Kuwait almot 80 years ago and died at the age of 52. He was a diplomat, a scholar and …

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Post adds to services rot – Where do we go?

Reader Ala’a says: When the education is so bad in our country, and the health services are on the decline and our roads are in …

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