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Hussein Shobokshi
Hussein Shobokshi

Hussein Shobokshi is a businessman and prominent columnist. Shobokshi hosts the weekly current affairs program Al Takreer on Al Arabiya, and in 1995, he was chosen as one of the “Global Leaders for Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum. He received his B.A. in Political Science and Management from the University of Tulsa. His twitter handle is @husseinshoboksh.

A dispassionate reading of Obama’s presidential memoirs

The first of two volumes of former US President Barack Obama's post-presidential memoirs was recently released holding the title “A Promised Land.” The book covers his early political career, his 2008...

An attempt to understand Europe and France

The fear of the unknown is the greatest motivator for individuals and societies to change. This sentence is perhaps the most accurate description of Europe’s current state, as it feels a great and...

Bahrain — the economy is in focus again!

As the fear-mongering campaign against Bahrain’s economy predicting gloom and doom continues, it is very important to separate news reports about the general state of the economy in the region...

Japan’s fear of China

We often need an out-of-the-box idea in a traditional surrounding in order to have new and different perspectives on the same issue. There is an interest in what is happening in our region not only...

The triumph of truth

Barring the renowned businessman Michael Bloomberg who later became the mayor of New York City, the most important and famous mayor in the history of the great city was Edward Irving Koch. He was...

Greetings to the city of Muharraq

I regularly receive dozens of invitations to attend conferences, seminars, forums, meetings and exhibitions on a wide range of political, economic, social, intellectual and cultural issues. However,...

The painful reality of ruins of Lebanon

In the last few days I have “suddenly” received many calls from Lebanese media and various public figures, inquiring about the future of the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon....

Immigrant success stories prove we’re still learning from history

I attended one of the episodes of the Dr. Oz Show on his personal invitation. It was a successful program conducted by the doctor who is of Turkish origin and has succeeded in a legendary way in the...