The idea and its antithesis is the way to advance

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Turki Aldakhil is the former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. He began his career as a print journalist, covering politics and culture for the Saudi newspapers Okaz, Al-Riyadh and Al-Watan. He then moved to pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat and pan-Arab news magazine Al-Majalla. Turki later became a radio correspondent for the French-owned pan-Arab Radio Monte Carlo and MBC FM. He proceeded to Elaph, an online news magazine and Alarabiya.net, the news channel’s online platform. Over a ten-year period, Dakhil’s weekly Al Arabiya talk show “Edaat” (Spotlights) provided an opportunity for proponents of Arab and Islamic social reform to make their case to a mass audience. Turki also owns Al Mesbar Studies and Research Centre and Madarek Publishing House in Dubai. He has received several awards and honors, including the America Abroad Media annual award for his role in supporting civil society, human rights and advancing women’s roles in Gulf societies. He tweets @TurkiAldakhil.


Leadership debates may be good for TV but are bad for politics

Friday, 21 April 2017

Azeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and Adj Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. He completed his PhD from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He tweets @AzeemIbrahim


The second Trump-Clinton debate: When the gloves came off

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

The gloves came off on Sunday night during the much-anticipated second debate between Donald Trump ......

Hillary Clinton won the debate but will it matter?

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Joyce Karam is the Washington Bureau Chief for Al-Hayat Newspaper, an International Arabic Daily based in London. She has covered American politics extensively since 2004 with focus on U.S. policy towards the Middle East. Prior to that, she worked as a Journalist in Lebanon, covering the Post-war situation. Joyce holds a B.A. in Journalism and an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution. Twitter: @Joyce_Karam


Killer robot used by Dallas police opens ethical debate

Saturday, 09 July 2016

When Dallas police used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper, they also kicked off an ethical ......

Republican Trump revises abortion stance after backlash

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Wednesday that women who end pregnancies ......

Sanders team pushes Clinton for New York debate

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Bernie Sanders’ campaign team called on Hillary Clinton to relent and agree to hold a debate ......

Clinton and Sanders clash in Michigan debate

Monday, 07 March 2016

Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton clashed angrily over trade, ......

Sotloff’s family challenges ISIS for debate on Islam

Thursday, 04 September 2014

The family of Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded by Islamic State of Iraq and ......

Saudi Arabia sexual harassment video sparks social media outrage

Thursday, 24 October 2013

A video purporting to show a group of men sexually harassing women in an eastern province of Saudi ......

Swiss region set to ban full-face veil

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Switzerland’s Italian-speaking region was on course Sunday to ban the wearing of a full-face ......