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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MOVIE REVIEW: FROM AFGHANISTAN … NO WESTERN-STYLE LOVE STORY, FOR SURE – BUT ‘WAJMA’ HAS THE FEEL OF A MINOR CLASSIC

ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL WRITES – If you can’t stand scenes depicting violence against women, stay away from “Wajma: An Afghan Love Story.” Filmed in 2013 on a budget as small as they get, and now released on DVD, this was Afghanistan’s submission to the 86th Oscars for Best Foreign Language…

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LOS ANGELES: WHY SAVING THE VA FROM TRUMP’S NOMINEE IS THE RIGHT MEDICINE FOR OUR WOUNDED VETERANS

ANDREA PLATE WRITES – What’s the big deal about Dr Ronny L. Jackson, President Trump’s embattled nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs? It’s obvious, if the allegations are true. They include: creating a hostile work environment. Drinking excessively on the job. Prescribing and dispensing medications inappropriately, to his own staff,…

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ISRAEL: PREVENTATIVE POLICING STRATEGIES VIA SOCIAL MEDIA REDUCE CRIME AND INCREASE CRITICISM

SHIRI FISHMAN WRITES – Since 2015, Israel has been using a new system known as Preventative Policing, in an effort to suppress terrorism. This system uses algorithms and data analysis to predict if, where, and when crimes may occur, specifically by Palestinians. Israel uses this program to monitor Facebook and…

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