Thinkers

  • The new European power structure
    05:11 pm By Charles Moore
    Macron wishes to sew a fresh tapestry, and Britain should be content to have a role in it
  • A war with Kurds will serve Erdogan’s enemies
    05:06 pm By Sami Moubayed, Special to Gulf News
    If Ankara crushes the new Kurdish army, Turkey will lose US support and jeopardise its Nato prospects
  • UAE powers towards a sustainable future
    05:06 pm By Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer,Special to Gulf News
    The drive to diversify energy sources recognises the importance of renewable energy in balancing development and the environment
  • Loya case returns BJP to the dock
    05:03 pm By Amulya Ganguli
    Reopening of the lawsuit is inconvenient for India’s ruling party, which faces a series of tough state elections this year
  • One only hopes that despite Trumps efforts to undermine the ideological appeal of the nation, US will continue to be a global force of good
  • Jeddah has lessons to learn from Dubai
    05:07 pm By Tariq A. Al Maeena, Special to Gulf News
    The city draws the Kingdom’s visitors to it like no other in the country, but it needs to push the envelope further
  • While it is possible to change minds in a democracy, Britons must be realistic about what can and can’t be achieved
  • Only when I tried to quit social networks did I realise how addictive and enveloping they are designed to be
  • Adjustments to sanctions enforcement should be contingent on North Korea’s complete and verified denuclearisation, not on Pyongyang’s political whims
  • America is aggravating the Palestinian problem
    Jan 19, 2018 By Ilan Goldenberg
    US Vice-President’s visit to the Middle East, at a critical juncture such as the current one, serves no purpose
  • Developing a workforce for the future
    Jan 19, 2018 By Fazal Malik, Special to Gulf News
    As innovation-driven disruptions become widespread, it is essential to ensure that we are ready to engage with a future that is full of promises and uncertainties
  • A new world order is emerging
    Jan 19, 2018 By Con Coughlin
    Global alliances and relationships between nations and allies are undergoing a radical shift and countries must try and embrace new opportunities
  • Left-wing populism may not work in Venezuela
    Jan 19, 2018 By Jos R. Crdenas
    Amid several outbreaks of looting in the face of rampant shortages of food and basic goods, the country’s economic conditions are steadily worsening
  • We need a humane debate on immigration
    Jan 19, 2018 By Nesrine Malik
    Unlawful detention, often in poor conditions and in a vacuum of legal rights, has become the enforcement tool of Britain’s policy
  • US foreign policy lacks clarity
    Jan 19, 2018 By Osama Al Sharif, Special to Gulf News
    With no clear foreign policy agenda, Trump’s mannerisms and impulsiveness will embolden a unilateral approach that will deliver a strange hybrid of isolationism and interventionism
  • The leader of the Social Democrats in Germany will find out tomorrow if he leads his party into political oblivion or coalition — and neither is appealing to the members