Thinkers

  • Karnataka casts a shadow on Modi future
    35 minutes ago By Amulya Ganguli
    The upcoming 2019 general elections will be a worry if the ruling BJP government fails to improve the lives of ordinary people
  • Unhappy Brexiteers could yet force an October general election, and open the way for the Labour leader to reshape Brexit
  • A much-needed reform in Pakistan
    29 minutes ago By Farhan Bokhari, Special To Gulf News
    Beyond the inclusion of the tribal areas, it is vital that human needs across the country are assessed afresh on an urgent basis
  • Understanding the right-wing mindset
    30 minutes ago By Tariq A. Al Maeena, Special to Gulf News
    In the US, inflammatory rhetoric against minorities has made conversations and attitudes dangerous
  • Administration hardliners like Bolton are making sure that the US president does not embrace a weak deal
  • AI not even close to humanlike thought
    03:58 pm By Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis
    Notwithstanding how over-rated AI is, the fact is that data can never match the creativity of human beings or the fluidity of the real world
  • AI promises a new utopia
    03:59 pm By Benji Lanyado
    With jobs under threat, there is a need to fight the draining of wealth from ordinary people to Silicon Valley
  • India’s apex court stands its ground
    May 25, 2018 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    Verdict on Karnataka assembly offers a ray of hope to all those who seek propriety in political life and value a rules-based order
  • Some of the world’s most premium universities have consistently displayed an appalling lack of diversity
  • Syrian political change will be cosmetic
    May 25, 2018 By Sami Moubayed, Special to Gulf News
    Putin is carefully re-launching a process of constitutional reform that suits the Kremlin
  • Fallout of a cancelled summit
    May 25, 2018 By Nicholas Kristof
    Trump has a Kim-like appetite for brinkmanship in ways that are set to create risks of a cataclysm
  • Western Europe needs serious introspection
    May 25, 2018 By Natalie Nougayrede
    It’s far too easy to blame the east for all of Europe’s woes. It needs to show some compassion for its neighbours’ troubled pasts
  • Fishing for the truth
    May 25, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly,Foreign Correspondent
    The nominee to be Italy’s next prime minister is in hot water over claims he fudged his CV
  • Italy’s new government may break Europe
    May 24, 2018 By Sebastian Mallaby
    The new radical-populist establishment in Rome could be the force that finally breaks the continent’s cohesion
  • Korean summit hangs by a thread
    May 24, 2018 By Christopher R. Hill,Special to Gulf News
    If talks happen, Trump administration will likely hold out the prospect of a peace agreement to recognise North Korea
  • Ireland’s revolutionary abortion referendum
    May 24, 2018 By Lizzie O’Shea
    Women’s reproductive rights have been ill-served by top-down politics, but the vote on right to abortion today is set to change the narrative