Arab unrest: perspectives-XLIX

Published on November 27, 2013That the US knows that there is a time to stay and fight and a time to cut and run is a strong reality that has found its best expression in the landmark Iran nuclear deal at the weekend. This appears to be an embittered Saudi Arabia's take on the situation as the deal has immensely brightened its principal rival Iran's economic and political prospects. The kingdom is now faced with a situation that is largely characterised by a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that has resulted from this profoundly significant development.Read full story

Arab unrest: perspectives-XLVIII

Published on March 19, 2013A state of extreme confusion, agitation, commotion and tumult in Egypt is giving birth to some legitimate fears about its direction after Mubarak. Are the present events in Egypt a step forward for its people? Is Egypt heading for a rigid winter after an Arab Spring?-Arab unrest: perspectives-XLVII (Business Recorder, November 28, 2011).Read full story