In late antiquity, the religion split the Mediterranean world in two. Now it is remaking the Continent. Europe was essentially defined by Islam. And Islam is redefining it now. For centuries in early middle
Alex Thursby, CEO of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi PJSC, the United Arab Emirates' largest bank, says "there is a dollar shortage" amid liquidity tightening in the region ravaged by lower oil prices.
Arguably, most of her wealth is due to her marrying into financial royalty when she said "I do" to British billionaire financier Sir Evelyn Robert Adrian de Rothschild — her third marriage. But now she
We created Islamic extremism: Those blaming Islam for ISIS would have supported Osama bin Laden in the '80s
(AP/Dennis Cook) November 18, 2015 1:48AM (UTC) History takes no prisoners. It shows, with absolute lucidity, that the Islamic extremism ravaging the world today was borne out of the Western foreign policy
(Reuters/Brendan McDermid/AP/Nader Daoud) November 18, 2015 5:00AM (UTC) Two remarks a few days apart lead straight to the question posed in this space after last Friday’s tragic events in Paris. Why?
We must hold accountable our Middle Eastern "allies"—the states and bankers and political elites—who persist in funding mass murder. There was a strange stillness in the news on Saturday morning, a Saturday
Read the Islamic State’s propaganda and you wonder if the followers might be getting ahead of their caliph. Graeme Wood is an Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, a contributing
Military officials worry that leaders in Washington haven't absorbed the lessons of America's last big wars. U.S. military leaders are skeptical about calls for escalating the war against the Islamic saying
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