Merkel’s biggest test

The election of Angela Merkel for a third term highlights lingering and new issues that she will face and how her legacy is defined by her agenda. That Angela Merkel has been elected for a third term shows she has...
Shinzo Abe's sales tax hike is seen as a political and economic gamble but it is a necessary measure that will allow Japan to get its economy back on track. It seems that the much acclaimed Abenomics has managed to achieve another...
What is online identity? It is the presence of one’s self in an online setting. It is the projection of one’s thoughts and ideas over the Internet, to be read and understood by many people at once. It is...
The UK's draft Withdrawal Agreement is a fine agreement except that it lacks in one key area; The so-called 'backstop' portion of the agreement which has no end-date. It's a major flaw in the draft and it must be...
In this op-ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli discusses the crux of the Middle East and Arab dilemma; and makes suggestions so that to establish security and peace in the world. Whenever you get involved in a political discussion concerning the question of...
In the wake of the Second World War, the presence of powerful international and regional organizations, which can preserve peace and play effective mediatory roles between nations, emerged as an imperative requirement to all nations. To address that global need, international...
Q: Why does the UK need a tax on job-stealing robots? A: To pay Universal Credit to millions of soon-to-be-replaced workers. And why do we need Universal Credit in one of the richest countries on the planet? Because unemployment skyrocketed due to...
Many of you have busy lives, so here's a refresher on the many benefits of the UK's impending Brexit from the EU.
One of the most common myths about stock trading around the world is that "insiders" or more commonly called “traders and brokers” have a key to the market. They enjoy inside edge in the market and possess the secret...
Not since the 1979 Iranian revolution have so many people participated in large scale protests against the government. Indeed, the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari has yesterday declared the defeat of "sedition" in the country,...
Facebook completes a Decade: From then to now...and to the future...the Facebook Journey On 3rd February, Mark Zuckerberg put up a very poignant post on his Facebook wall. The message spoke of the decade-long journey of Facebook, its evolution over...
As European Union negotiators can't see any reason to support Brexit, they will continue to keep the European Union's best interests in mind -- which is to say, they will try to stop, slow, obfuscate, or otherwise derail the...
1160-days on from the 2016 referendum, will Boris Johnson keep his promise to take the UK out of the EU?
Earlier this year when I was in California- I realized it was such a good break. I asked myself, if a “break” and a “vacation” are the same thing and I realized that they are different.  I had a...
Still no Brexit on Day 1030 of May's premiership and her party is gearing-up to oust her. But she's done well on environmental policy.
If you intend to visit an Arab country, you will likely come across many indignant people criticizing the so-called international community for being a self-serving gathering of countries or an interest group. No matter where you will be, whether...
As social networking sites like Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter are getting more and more complex, with their changing security settings, connecting the world wide web and shrinking the world, people are no longer adding only people they know...
If there was one thing that unified the 17.4 million Britons who voted to Leave the European Union, it was to end freedom of movement between the UK and the EU, as the utter failure of the EU's Schengen...
There seems to be only one man in all of America who thinks the NAFTA agreement between the three North American economies is a bad deal for the United States. Which would be a very ordinary thing except that...
"It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our...
'Presstitutes' - A word that we would think twice before saying, for the fear of mispronouncing, has comfortably found its way to the social media where even introverts speak their mind out.  Gerald Celente, the American trend forecaster, coined this...
Do you own a farm with daily production of stock? Do you own a garage full of cars? Do you own a city ? Or are you now wondering how  insane these questions are? If you are still clueless to...
Gone are the days laughter is the best medicine!  Now it seems humour is the way to make serious issues important. It may sound like an oxymoron, but it isn’t. The Australian train company, Metro Trains Melbourne has created this...
Airbus Execs Say Company May Leave the UK in a 'Hard Brexit' Scenario The most obvious thing in the world has finally occurred and the only surprise is that it took so long! Yesterday, Airbus said it would “reconsider its footprint...
Western leaders should be pleased that Russia's President Vladimir Putin has been returned to power in Russia's March 18 presidential race capturing 77% of the vote in what appeared to be an easy win for the four-time Russian president. From...
19-days into his premiership Boris Johnson has (importantly) met with UK leaders and now prepares for the G7 meeting.
The People of the United Kingdom voted in the June 23, 2016 Brexit referendum to decide whether to continue their country's EU membership -- a vote won by the 'Leave' campaign with a 52-48 per cent margin of victory. This...
No matter whom we are or where we are in the world, one cannot deny that human rights and civil liberty are the most controversial topics, after politics, of our time. By all odds, the most debate-provoking topic in...
Ecotourism has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the tourism industry. Those with a penchant for natural environments and exploring these areas are avid Eco-tourists. The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) in 1990, defines ecotourism  as "Responsible travel to...
The existing interminable regional conflicts among several nation countries along with the recurring armed clashes between political factions, fundamentalist groups, and state authorities are now common features of modern times. In most of the Muslim world, the core of...