Boris Johnson is on course to become the next British prime minister. But, according to The Economist, he could be a dangerous leader.
As the world grapples with the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19, it is important to remember that this is not the first but rather the seventh human coronavirus that scientists have discovered since the mid-1960s.
In Gulf Cooperation Council states, governments, companies and societies must adapt to new models as the world transforms and further digitizes.
Former RAW chief Vikram Sood and ex-CIA operative Glenn Carle discuss how important democracy is to the US-India relationship. This is an extract from a discussion hosted by the Penn Clubs of India, Fair Observer and Fair Insights.
The concept of the Gulf Cooperation Council as a necessary sub-regional institution is coming into question.
More than nine years into the Syrian crisis, there are steady reports of Syrian militants fighting in Libya’s civil war over 1,200 miles away.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed assumptions about so-called American exceptionalism, which is the idea that the US has a special role to play in global affairs.
Three years have passed since Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates imposed a blockade on Qatar. This dispute began with the hacking of the Qatar News Agency in order to make Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani appear to be making highly controversial remarks.
With Joe Biden emerging as the Democratic Party’s nominee who will challenge Donald Trump in November 2020, Gulf states are considering the potential implications of a Biden presidency.
Estimates suggest that the 1918 flu claimed as many as 50 million lives around the world between 1918 and 1919, killing more people in a single year than the entire “Black Death” of the 14th century.
All over the world, COVID-19 has challenged governments to address the pandemic in manners that earn them the confidence of their citizens. In the Arab region, where authoritarian governance is the norm, many statesmen are looking to China as a model for coping with the disease.