Archive for February 2010
By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief : The Gulf Today Steve Jobs, the man behind Apple’s innovation train, has yet again revealed to the rest of us a glimpse of the future. This month Jobs introduced Apple’s latest product the iPad. Putting the iPad’s ton of technology in a nutshell, it is basically a touch screen tablet [...]
written by: Dieter Farwick, Benedikt Franke, Hubertus Hoffmann, Michael Kueppers and Benedikt Wahler, 12-Feb-10 BrigGen (ret) Dieter Farwick, Global Editor-in-Chief of the World Security Network, met Dr. Henry Kissinger in Munich who was promoting his www.globalzero.org project with the objective of a world free of nuclear arms. Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger welcomed more than 300 guests for the [...]
The Pew Forum Some of the US leading journalists gathered in Key West, Fla., in December, 2008, for the Pew Forum’s biannual Faith Angle Conference on religion, politics and public life. Vali Nasr, author of the 2006 book, The Shia Revival, surveyed the geo-political landscape of today’s Middle East, arguing that the 2003 invasion of Iraq has [...]
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace The imbalance of power in Arab countries allows regimes to stay in control virtually unchallenged by non-violent opposition groups. Without a break in the stalemate between the key players—ruling establishments, moderate Islamist movements, and secular parties—democratization is impossible.