Is It Hillary or Chelsea Who’s Running?

November 15, 2019

In a BBC interview, Hillary Clinton reveals that she may yet again run for president. Like Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of JPMorgan Chase, who explained to CBS that the reason he earns such a high salary is the result of no choice of his own because it was imposed on him by his board, Clinton...

Jeffrey Epstein May End Up as Time’s Man of the Year

July 17, 2019

After US financier Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest for underage sex trafficking, USA Today asked the vital question that every American desperately wants to see answered: “Who is Jeffrey Epstein? It turns out that the descriptor most used to identify him over the past decades — billionaire — may...

Let’s Get Ready to Ramble

October 21, 2016

Sometimes what happens in Vegas should really just stay in Vegas.  When you thought things couldn't get any stranger after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump invited women who have accused former US President Bill Clinton of sexual assault to attend the second presidential debate...

The Last of the Red Lines

September 05, 2013

With a heightened sense of urgency to act on Syria, Washington is resorting to moral arguments. What appears to have been a chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta, has made a potential US-led military strike against the Syrian government a very real possibility. Shocking videos...

Economic Reform: Citizen Participation in the Middle East

August 08, 2013

When rebuilding economies in the MENA region, crucial lessons can be learnt from Europe.   A great deal of hand wringing goes on as bad news continues to drown out progress in the transitions occurring in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). From Egypt and Syria, to Libya and Yemen,...