Saudi Arabia, A “Revolution” From Afar
· June 2018
The idea that Saudi Arabia’s transformations were simply decreed, overnight, by a simple decision at the top, ignores the profound transformations that society has undergone for decades.
Speaking at an investment forum in Abu Dhabi in May 2018, former Congressman Eric Cantor had a lot to say (...)
A Tale of Two Evils: ISIS is Gone, but the Tobacco Industry Remains
· December 2017
Smoking was the first act of many people released from control of the Islamic state. Yet cigarettes remain a major danger in the Arab world, which is subject to the pressures and manoeuvres of the tobacco industry.
It’s an emblematic symbol of liberation from ISIS across Iraq and Syria. (...)