HISHAM WYNE: President Obama delivered a fluent summing up of recent developments. For those closer to the action, however, there was little new or substantive.
HISHAM WYNE: There is much speculation about who has replaced bin Laden. The fertile conditions for the organisation persist, particularly in Pakistan.
HISHAM WYNE: The release of the Palestine Papers will be seen as pivotal. Fundamental truths have been revealed.
HISHAM WYNE: Tunisa’s revolution has little to do with the ideals of democracy. It’s a simple cry for better quality of life.
HISHAM WYNE: The global press said Dubai was finished. Here, seven local commentators explain why they were wrong.
HISHAM WYNE: In a world full of conspiracy theories, the use “prove it not” argument needs to be reexamined and sidelined in favour of considerably more rigorous and reasoned debate.
HISHAM WYNE: What makes a successful entrepreneur? At the ‘Celebration of Entrepreneurship’ conference which was recently held in Dubai, there was consensus among some of the region’s most celebrated businesspeople.