Thinkers

  • Terrorism is the new normal
    05:59 pm By Linda S. Heard, Special to Gulf News
    Studies show that more Muslims have been victims of terrorism than non-Muslims. The marginalisation of Islam must stop
  • An America without immigrants?
    05:58 pm By Noah Smith
    Unless the US population grows with skilled, highly productive workers, it could find itself regressing
  • How to defeat hatred, terror
    05:20 pm By Hassan Sajwani | Special to Gulf News
    Europe must fight every extremist funder, promoter and preacher in and out of its land
  • Saudi Haj gesture favours people of Qatar
    06:08 pm By Sami Moubayed, Correspondent
    Riyadh has deprived Doha of an effective propaganda tool that Al Jazeera TV was trumpeting all along
  • Despite the election farce, the Conservatives have not found anyone better to replace her.Their only option now, is to let her lead
  • Lessons from the violence in Virginia
    06:06 pm By Danielle Allen
    Across the full range of American life, there is a need to counter extremism’s ideologies 
with principles of non-violence
  • Why Israel fears leftists over neo-Nazis
    06:01 pm By Layelle Saad, GCC & Middle East Editor
    The illegal occupation of Palestine and the gnawing fear that it may not be sustainable in the long run worries Tel Aviv
  • Computers that can educate themselves — a mark of true intelligence among human beings — remain a dream
  • A single drop of oxybenzone, a common ingredient in suntan lotion which helps deflect UV rays 
from the skin, could de deadly to coral reefs
  • Pence reinforces role in the global arena
    Aug 20, 2017 By Andrew Hammond, Special to Gulf News
    The US vice-president’s diplomatic skills have now surfaced in several international trips since he assumed office in January
  • Dublin’s interests are most closely linked to the UK — a fact that EU negotiator Barnier is undermining
  • Steve Bannon is highly overrated
    Aug 20, 2017 By Matthew Continetti
    Trump’s former chief strategist regularly disparages his co-workers and postures as the force behind key decisions, something he is not
  • Charlottesville and the way forward
    Aug 20, 2017 By James J. Zogby | Special to Gulf News
    The struggle between the competing ideas of two Americas is not over and never will be
  • As America takes backstage, it is important that Europe treads carefully, while still upholding its values
  • The ecstasy of a total eclipse
    Aug 20, 2017 By Dava Sobel
    As America soaks up today’s wonder, coast-to-coast, the bizarre and beautiful effects of totality will yet again combine to produce euphoria
  • Chinese surveillance eyes new height
    Aug 20, 2017 By Maya Wang
    If the Chinese government’s Orwellian drive at home does not alarm the international community, its willingness to export that approach should