May 04, 2013
This year's Abu Dhabi International Book Fair offered diversity, depth and was regionally relevant
Read Article Guy DeLisle one of the highlights of Abu Dhabi book fair that offered diversity, depth, relevance
Apr 27, 2013
Saudi Arabia takes an innovative new approach to rehabilitating captured jihadist militants.
Read Article Saudi Arabia rehabilitates extremists with spa treatments and saunas
Apr 13, 2013
Italy recently pardoned a US air force officer who helped the CIA kidnap a Muslim cleric and transfer him to Egypt to be tortured. But some experts believe torturing suspects does not yield useful intelligence and can sometimes seriously backfire. Read Article Pardon of officer involved in kidnap, torture of cleric sends wrong message
Apr 06, 2013
Afghan children who are sexually abused are frequently "revictimised" by the state when they are jailed for committing the "moral crime" of being raped.
Read Article Cultural, as well as legislative changes needed to help abused children
Mar 30, 2013
The literary prize season is almost upon us - but is it really possible to compare books? And can this kind of success be a mixed blessing on a writer's career? Read Article Recognition of young writers is no guarantee of success
Mar 23, 2013
The challenges and opportunities of new technology are transforming the printed word - will the physical book always be with us? Read Article Meeting the digital challenges
Mar 16, 2013
Did American Robert McCulloch think he was buying the Tower Bridge rather than London Bridge? The story of the sale is the subject of The Tall Story of a Transatlantic Crossing. Read Article London Bridge myth won't fall down
Mar 09, 2013
Why do people who sell weapons face less regulation than those who trade in fruit and vegetables? Agricultural products are subject to three international agreements, while transfers of conventional weapons are not governed by any binding global treaty. Read Article A disarming proposition
Mar 02, 2013
Staging the 2020 world's fair in Dubai could have a tremendous impact on the UAE's cultural development and greatly enhance its a appeal as a premier destination for global events. Read Article Expo 2020 in Dubai a chance at lasting legacy
Feb 23, 2013
The dream of finding a cache of Spitfires in Myanmar has been dashed, raising questions about the motivations behind the announcement of the discovery.
Read Article Mystery over British Spitfires in Burma solved