Open letter to the Arab League summit

  By Dr Daud Abdullah Your Excellencies, I have prepared this open letter ...

Lists, lies and hypocrisy

By Lauren Booth In the coming days and months ahead, Erdogan could do well to t...


Nigeria’s corruption has been stealing public funds forever

By Matthew Page   In Nigeria, billions of dollars each year flow illegally...

A plea to help suffering Syrians

By Samer Attar   “Please don’t cut off my leg,” a Syrian...

Tunisia’s celebrated labour union holding the country back

By Mischa Benoit-Lavelle   The economy of Tunisia is creeping, week by wee...

Turkey: Ethical void in Western press

By  Adam McConnell   “Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey’s Ruth...

Cruz and Trump both lost in convention face-off

By Megan McArdle   The energy in the convention room as Ted Cruz began to ...

Melania Trump and difference between plagiarism and politics

By Karen Tumulty   When one politician comes up with a snappy line, the ex...

Sense behind the nonsense from Iraq’s foreign minister

By Eli Lake   On the eve of a major donor’s conference in Washington...

If Turkish coup had succeeded, would US have played along?

By Nick Danforth   Faced with a fast-moving crisis as an attempted coup ro...

What happens when journalists are caught  between patronage and politics?

By Thembisa Fakude   There was a moment when journalists were regarded as ...

Discovering terror’s elusive roots in modern society

By Justin Fox   Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, economi...

The Arabs between  Turkization, Turkenization

By Dr Saad bin Teflah Al Ajmi   Turkization was a campaign launched by the...

The strategic consequences of Turkey’s failed coup

By Sinan Ulgen A military coup against an elected government typically unleashes...

Declaring ‘war’ on terror misses the real problem

By Pankaj Mishra Last week, another deranged young man went on a rampage, killin...

How an iPhone defeated the tanks in Turkey

By David Hearst To mount a coup, senior Turkish army officers from the commando...

Turkey after the failed coup: A newborn democracy

Dr Noureddine Miladi The failed military coup in Turkey that took place on the n...

Turkey has had lots of coups

By Steven A. Cook   By the timetable of recent history, Friday’s att...

S Africa must block Israeli apartheid from making headway within AU

    By Dr Daud Abdullah  Telling the truth has never been a s...

International law isn’t quite law, but it’s useful

By Noah Feldman   An international court rules that China broke the law by...

Venezuelan military had big role in economic woes

By Jorge Rueda       President Nicolas Maduro’s anno...