Archives Hichem Karoui


Liberal opposition could thwart THAAD

by Hichem Karoui The impeachment of President Park Geun-hye by the National Assembly in December 2016 opened the Korean political scene to manifold uncertainties. The Constitutional Court will have to examine the impeachment motion, but the belief that Ms. Park will be legally removed, is prevailing. Meanwhile, the prime minister, […]

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Michael T. Flynn — the man who did not adapt to changing US-Russia realities

by Hichem Karoui CGTN. Beijing. (Editor: Li Kun) While Democrats and liberals are now questioning the connections of Trump’s White House with Moscow, Lieutenant-General Michael T. Flynn seems to be the first scapegoat in this battle. A battle nurtured by a growing feud between different political groups in the US […]

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Analysis: ‘Muslim ban’ or ‘travel ban’? — Unintended consequences of an Executive Order

Hichem Karoui CGTN. Beijing. (Editor: Sim Sim Wissgott) Unintentionally, US President Donald Trump’s Executive Order (EO) 13769 is making business hard for US companies. For Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, Trump’s rhetoric will have a negative impact on trade. Trump’s ban is “counter to our core beliefs,” Kent said to The […]

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Why is ISIL targeting Turkey?

By Hichem Karoui   CGTN: 2017-01-03   As shocking as it was, the Turkish security services should hardly have been surprised by the attack of the Reina club, aware as they are that their country has been a terrorist target for some time now. But the issue of Turkey being […]

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