Category Archives: Politics

Slippery Slope: Saudi Economy

International Monetary Fund in July lowered its 2017 growth forecast for Saudi economy to 0.1%. Even before this revision the number was not very handsome, at 0.4%. This comes amid a backdrop of not-so-good news and a promising future of … Continue reading

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Trump to Nawaz

From Trump to Qatar to Nawaz what I hear as the only awaaz is that of confusion. Confusion over basic definitions. People, to be fair, seem pretty equally divided. Some arguments are rational, some emotional and some neither – but … Continue reading

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‘You Are a Herd of Donkeys because…’

We can all see how silly it was for the leader of the free world (no pun intended) to misread the call for ‘no reason to be alarmed’ by the London mayor; but we fail to realize that we do this very thing in matters most important.  Continue reading

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OPPORTUNITY IN CRISIS; Pakistan, India and China

The article explores options of China playing a deft hand to avail the opportunity in the Pakistan-India crisis Continue reading

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ISIS, Brexit And Trump; What Do They Have In Common?

This piece analyses the common underlying thread of exploiting human emotions of deprivation by movements to meet their own objectives. Continue reading

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“Might is right” says Captain America: Civil War

After reading enough of Noam Chomsky it’s hard to thoroughly enjoy any movie, even if it be as good as Captain America: Civil War. ‘We may not be perfect but ours’ are the safest pair of hands’ argues Captain America … Continue reading

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