Saudi Arabia’s Culture Wars Strain The Kingdom

Saudi clerics take to Twitter to condemn music. Saudis bark back. The culture wars reveal a Kingdom under stress.

The Arab League is useless. Abolish it. 

International organizations get a bad wrap these days; the EU gets knocked about by nationalists and the UN gets slammed for feckless dithering. But you'd be hard pressed to find a international organization more useless, more pointless, and less effective than the Arab League. It's done little for its storied history and given salve to … Continue reading The Arab League is useless. Abolish it.