I recently checked some of the discussions that took place at the International Conference and Exhibition for Education in Riyadh, which reflected the interest of the key players in the field and...The New Yemeni Rule
Hadi's presidency was supposed to be transitional, lasting for a year and a half, but it lasted ten years, as a result of the Houthis seizing power. During the Riyadh Conference for Yemeni Dialogue,...The attacks on Jeddah and Erbil
As the nuclear deal inches toward revival, the Houthi attacks on airports and oil depots in the Saudi cities of Jizan and Jeddah in the last few days are a call for consideration, not wonder. Aside...Dancing with the three powers
In Moscow, the illuminated signages of all but a few US brands have dimmed. Unlike its peer Burger King, McDonalds has closed over 847 branches across Russia. Major companies like Apple, Boeing,...The goal is not to save Ukraine
This is the biggest crisis in world history since World War II, a far cry from the Cuban missile crisis, the chaos of the collapse of the Soviet Union, wars in the Middle East, etc. These kinds of...The world is shaped by weapons, not peace
The ongoing Russian invasion of the Ukraine reiterates what we know from the past; namely, that the world is shaped by weapons, not peace, and that history repeats itself. Despite all efforts to...Russia invaded Ukraine. What happens next?
There will be no ravaging World War III to end all life on earth. But there might be worse: protracted wars on multiple frontlines fought with traditional weapons and run by nuclear powers.For the...Has Iran bagged a victory?
After a year of negotiations and five years of sanctions, Iran and the West are on the cusp of announcing the revival of their comprehensive nuclear deal. I imagine the announcement will be...