Middle East: SERIOUS WORRIES ABOUT US POLICY GONE SERIOUSLY ASTRAY

TIA CARR WRITES —For the past three years, US Middle Eastern policy has been unprecedentedly volatile. With ISIS leader Baghdadi now dead following a US military operation, the world, and especially the American public, is left confused — particularly considering America’s history of relatively low-involvement in the Syrian conflict. Clearly,…

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SAUDI ARABIA: How Closing Doors during Prayers is Costing Saudi Arabia

NAWAF AL SABAH WRITES– Islam, soon to become the most followed religion worldwide, currently second to Christianity, garners some of the most devout followers. Muslims are committed to daily prayers (salat) on schedule. In Saudi Arabia, for instance, Muslims are mandated to close businesses during prayer time. Unfortunately, this practice…

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Dubai: A Global Tech Leader

SARAH AL MUWAD WRITES– The world’s first operational robot policeman does not need a visa, insurance coverage or hours of training, and is ready to interact with residents and millions of tourists. This body of bolts and nuts, standing at 170 centimetres tall and weighing 100 kilograms, can determine a…

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SAUDI ARABIA: New Saudi, Non-Oil, Private Enterprises Rise Thanks to Vision 2030

FAHAD ALSUDAIS WRITES– Vision 2030: this ambitious socio-economic reform plan is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s brainchild. It has two primary goals: To foster growth in privately owned enterprises in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and to steer away from dependence on non-renewable, environmentally toxic oil. Launched in…

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FOOD: KUWAIT FOOD VISION 2030?

SARAH ALMUAWAD WRITES– Why does Kuwait, a small country in Western Asia, want to become the world’s food capital? Maybe, to boost tourism? To decrease the country’s reliance on oil? To take advantage of lower oil prices over the past three years?? To compete globally? To expand the economy? All…

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ISRAEL: LIKE TRUMP, NETANYAHU COMPLAINS ABOUT THE MEDIA AFTER FIRST VISIT FROM AN ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER TO SOUTH AMERICA

SHIRI FISHMAN WRITES – On September 11, 2017 Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, embarked on a 10 day trip visiting foreign leaders in Mexico, Colombia and Argentina. This marks the first time in the history of Israel that a sitting Prime Minister has ever visited South America. Netanyahu had previously…

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DAVID STOCKMAN ON DONALD’S TWEET TECHNIQUE: GOOD FOR NOTHING … OH REALLY?

FORMER WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL DAVID STOCKMAN WRITES – Most of the Donald’s tweets amount to street brawling with his political enemies, but occasionally one of them slices through Imperial Washington’s sanctimonious cant. Indeed, Monday evening’s 140 characters of solid cut right to the bone: The Amazon Washington Post fabricated the…

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