Day: April 19, 2017

When Daesh is defeated

Apr 18,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Ramzy Baroud Back in the Middle East for a few months, I find myself astounded by the absence of strong voices of Arab intellectuals. The region that has given rise to the likes of Michel Aflaq, George Habash, Rached Al Ghannouchi, Edward Said and numerous […]

The mullah-led development model

Apr 18,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Nadeem ul Haque A longstanding debate in economics — and among social scientists more broadly — centres on how best to deliver international aid to developing countries. Should these countries’ governments rely on top-down wisdom from donor capitals? Or should they focus more on funding bottom-up […]