Reading Trump’s foreign policy road map

By Maria Dubovikova The US President Donald Trump has been maneuvering with no concrete strategy, but only concrete desires and aspirations he wants to realize no matter what. Despite that, the shape of US foreign policy is starting to emerge, following more than 100 days of Trump’s uneasy presidency. A few days ago Trump held a meeting with Russia’s More...

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By admin On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Sports — one way of uniting Muslims and changing perceptions

By Maha Akeel I had the pleasure of attending the opening ceremony of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, or the Olympics of the Muslim world, held in Baku, the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan, on May 12. It More...

By admin On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Dual justice separates David Boim from Rachel Corrie

By Ray Hanania Born only a few months apart, Rachel Corrie and David Boim were both killed by violence between Palestinians and Israelis. Boim was 17 when he was killed on May 13, 1996, when he was shot in the head More...

By admin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Trump surprised extremists

By Abdulrahman Al-Rashed US President Donald Trump surprised and angered extremists with his policies and swift action in the Middle East. Since his first day in the White House, he appointed government officials More...

By admin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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What to consider when analyzing the oil markets

By Cornelia Meyer The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will meet on May 25 in Vienna and in all likelihood extend the production cuts of 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) until the next meeting More...

By admin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Egypt’s future rests on its people’s shoulders

By Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor Unlike several of its neighbors, the Arab world’s most populous nation has thankfully succeeded in regaining its political, security and social equilibrium following years of turmoil. More...

By admin On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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El-Sisi collects the pennies, the government misspends the pounds

By Mohammed Nosseir “Donate a pound a month” is the latest fundraising campaign advocated by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi; it follows many similar campaigns that fell substantially short of meeting More...

By admin On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Comey’s sacking and Trump’s arbitrariness

By Raghida Dergham Washington was preoccupied this week with the fallout from the sacking of FBI Director James Comey. The move has brought back President Donald Trump’s arbitrary tendencies to mind, after a time More...

By admin On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Neither right nor left, but what?

By Yossi Mekelberg A big sigh of relief could be heard across Europe and beyond at the announcement of the resounding victory of Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential elections. It was more a sense of reprieve More...

By admin On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Saudi Arabia’s road to 2030

By John Defterios Saudi Arabia is not the first emerging market country to dream up a 2030 economic blueprint and it certainly won’t be the last. To be blunt, the macro-economic scorecard to date is not a good More...