Added on 18/04/2013
Divided regions , Korea , North Korea , Politics , South Korea , United Arab Emirates
It is disturbing that the crisis in North Korea is moving forward with very little comment from the Arab world.
FRANCIS MATTHEW: It is disturbing that the crisis in North Korea is moving forward with very little comment from the Arab world.
Added on 28/08/2012
James M. Dorsey
2022 World Cup , Asian Football Confederation , Caribbean , Court of Arbitration of Sports , Federal Bureau of Investigation , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Freeh Group , Iran , Islamic Republic of Iran , Kuala Lumpur , Lausanne , Louis Freeh , Mark Pieth , Mohammed bin Hammam , North Korea , Portugal , President , Qatar , Russia , Sepp Blatter , Singapore , Spain , Television network , United States , World Sport Group
JAMES M. DORSEY: Three major investigations into corruption in global soccer are putting the credibility of major soccer associations and World Cup 2022 host Qatar to the test.
Added on 26/05/2012
Aaron David Miller , America , Camp David , CNN , Dennis Ross , Ehud Barak , Hamas , Hizballah , India , Iran , Iranian government , Iraq , Israel , North Korea , Obama , Obama administration , Pakistan , President , Rabin , Tehran , U.N. Security Council , U.S. America , United States , Washington
IRA GLUNTS, MONDOWEISS: War, according to Aaron Miller, is inevitable unless something extraordinary happens in the next year.
Added on 14/02/2012
America , Central Intelligence Agency , China , Egypt , Eli Lake , Europe , Food and Drink , George Bush , India , Iran , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Libya , Middle East , Middle East Opinions of America , Netanyahu , New Delhi , North Korea , Oil , oil customer , Oil Embargo , Oil Price , oil sales , oil shipments , Pakistan , President , Saudi Arabia , Strait of Hormuz , Tehran , The NY Times , The Times , U.S. , United States , vice chairman , Washington
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: What if we can’t find alternates? What if Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Libya can’t fill the gap? What if the oil price goes through the roof?
Added on 09/01/2012
Afghanistan , Ali Khamenei , Alternative Energy , Anders Breivik , Brezhnev , Cambridge , China , Christmas , communications technology , Education , Europe , Facebook , Food and Drink , Google+ , Harvard , India , Internet users , Iowa , IPad , Iran , Iraq , Kim Jong-il , Kindle , North Korea , Norway , Oil and gas , Online media , Oxford , policeman , Politics , Qatar , Ron Paul , Russia , Saudi Arabia , Skype , Social Media , Social services , Society , Taliban , Technology , Twitter , Ukraine , United Kingdom , United States , US Federal Reserve , Vladimir Putin , Warren Buffett , YouTube
STEVE ROYSTON looks at the arts, society, education, politics, business, technology and the environment as we move into 2012, the Year of Fear’.
Added on 24/11/2011
Bahrain , Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry , Bassiouni , Congo , Darfur , Hitler , Iraq , Londonderry , Media coverage , North Korea , Northern Ireland , Robert Maxwell , Rwanda , Saudi Arabia , South Africa , Stalin , the Daily Mirror , United Kingdom
STEVE ROYSTON: The report is magisterial, dispassionate and distressing. Accounts of torture, violence and intimidation are not surprising.
Added on 21/02/2011
Michael J. Totten
Afghanistan , Africa , Algeria , America , Basketball , Beirut , Bolivia , Brussels , Colonel , Costa Rica , Darfur , Fateh , France , Green Square , Guatemala , Hawaii , Internet cafés , Italy , Kansas , Law , Lawrence , Lebanon , Libya , London , Los Angeles , Mediterranean , Mediterranean Sea , Middle East , Morocco , Muammar Qaddafi , New York , North Korea , Oil , Palestinian Territories , Paris , Pepsi , Philippines , Prague , President , Sahara , Seattle , shopkeeper , Tel Aviv , travel ban , Tripoli , Tunisia , Turkey , United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization , US Federal Reserve , Vienna
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: Two years ago I spent time in Libya. It seems like a good time to revisit my experience of a kind people but an overarching, clamping presence.
Added on 15/12/2010
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
anthropologist , California , China , Colonel , Gaddafi , Kim Jong-il , North Korea , President , Prime Minister , Putin , Roman Abramovich , Russia , Sarkozy , The National , Turkmenistan , United States , University of California , US State Department , Wikileaks
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMMED: We secretly love the utterly trivial gossip that even diplomats exchange. My favourite? Sarkozy’s rabbit chasing…
Added on 03/12/2010
Matt J. Duffy
Abu Dhabi , Cablegate , Censorship , Dubai , Gulf News , Iran , Local media , Media outlets , North Korea , UAE government , UN Court , United Arab Emirates , Wikileaks
MATT J. DUFFY: I suggest that one—or preferably all—of the UAE’s press outlets compile a simple report analyzing the leaked cables. The report should be published without a byline so no single reporter can be sued.
Added on 01/12/2010
Osama Al Sharif
America , China , Department of State , Iran , Iraq , Local media , Middle East , North Korea , Pakistan , United States , US Federal Reserve , US government , US intelligence , Washington , whistleblower site , Yemen
OSAMA AL SHARIF: It is not what diplomats do which will change, but the way they do it. In the age of digital information it is proving difficult, almost impossible, to keep anything hidden.