Gulf Crisis One Year on: Qatar Needs its Neighbors

June 9, 2018 Masum Billah 0

Qatar deserves a loud cheering for its endurability and sustainability in the face of such a big crisis. But they will also have to ensure a regional foreign policy that strives to normalize the mutual relations among the Gulf states and bring back trusts among the people of the gulf. […]

In this Era of Authoritarianism

April 30, 2018 Masum Billah 0

According to the latest edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index, more than half of the 167 countries have their democracy rankings declining.  This latest report is alarming especially at a time when the U.S., with its ‘flawed democracy’, has a President who borrows tactics from authoritarian rulers and praises them in public. […]