The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer
Saturday, April 29, 2017
The pope in Egypt: Tiptoeing through a minefield
By James M. Dorsey Billed as a bid to stimulate inter-faith dialogue, Pope Francis, on a visit to Egypt , is tiptoeing through a...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Saudi ultra-conservatives take anti-reform stand on women’s sports
Saudi human rights activist Mohammed Abdullah Al-Otaibi By James M. Dorsey Saudi Arabia’s Shura or Advisory Council, in a sign...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Rouhani’s defeat in upcoming election to put nuclear deal at risk (JMD quoted on Trend)
Rouhani’s defeat in upcoming election to put nuclear deal at risk 25 April 2017 17:33 (UTC+04:00) Baku, ...
Monday, April 24, 2017
Trump and China risk sparking dangerous Middle East arms race
By James M. Dorsey Forced to acknowledge that Iran is complying with the nuclear agreement it concluded two years ago with the w...
King Scales Back Austerity Plan That Set Saudis Grumbling (JMD quoted on Bloomberg)
King Scales Back Austerity Plan That Set Saudis Grumbling By Glen Carey , Nadeem Hamid and Vivian Nereim Updated on April 24, ...
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Settlements and Soccer (JMD on Peace Now podcast)
#9: Settlements and Soccer Apr 22, 2017 What does Israel’s West Bank settlement policy have to do with international soccer? Dr...
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Pakistan’s lurch towards ultra-conservativism abetted by Saudi-inspired pyramid scheme (Part 1)
By James M. Dorsey Introduction Pakistan has been for at least four decades a major theatre of operations in the global stru...
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