Abdullah Al Shayji

  • Last week was one to remember. It was the 11th anniversary of the Al Qaeda attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York and the Pentagon - the symbols of US might, its soft and hard power and prowess. For the last few years, Al Qaeda seemed to be in retreat, dismantled, with its wings chopped ...

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  • Over the past six months we have inked a few columns discussing and analysing the forces of change sweeping the Arab region. I have argued that what we are witnessing in numerous Arab republics does not amount to real classic revolutions, notwithstanding the Wests labelling of these unprecedented ...

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