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Saudi Arabia, Jamal Khashoggi, Khashoggi

The world-wide impact of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON: Why should we all follow the murder of Jamal Khashoggi carefully? Because we need to uphold our American values. Although this case is similar to so many others when an anti-government is disappeared or killed by the authorities, the case of Khashoggi is significant and should matter to all of us.  (The Khashoggi killing had roots in a ...

Eid al-Adha

The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

WASHINGTON:  Eid al-Adha, also called the “Festival of Sacrifice”, is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated by the Muslim nation each year. The other holiday being Eid al-Fitr. Eid al-Adha is the holier of the two holiday and will be celebrated today, from sundown to sundown, tomorrow August 21. The world-wide celebrations equate to more than $400 ...

Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia, Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia

My advice to the Advisor: The case of Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON: There is some question over Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia. The 1941 Anglo-Soviet invasion of Persia was the invasion of the Imperial State of Iran during the Second World War by Soviet, British and other Commonwealth armed forces. Growing up with a very traditional grandfather who fought against the Anglo-Soviet invasion of ...

Obama v. Trump v. stocks: Lies, damned lies and politicians

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2016 – June is bustin’ out all over on Wall Street. The problem is, stock and bond traders and investors don’t seem to know which way it’s bustin’. The usual suspects—Saudi oil extortionists, an intrusive federal government, and big-mouth CEOs guarding their turf—are making investors nervous with their latest round of blustering ...