I’m fond of saying “two is the first number”

I was senior analyst in a small and wonderfully eccentric DC Beltway think tank a while back, and my boss kept asking me for what he called “early indicators” of upcoming troubles. The trouble was, I never saw an “indicator” as such — I only ever saw “indicators” plural. It takes two to tango, they […]

Witches Brew. Saudis, Iran, Pakistan

From Dr Hamid Hussain 18 February 2019 Few questions came my way.  I also keep in touch with our Jewish cousins in Israel and some interesting input came from that side Hamid Witches Brew “Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.”          Blaise Pascal Thanks to Israeli […]

Why Kill Jamal Khashoggi? (A personal view from Dr Hussain)

From Dr Hamid Hussain Someone asked my two cent worth opinion on ongoing saga of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. More informed people have commented on the subject and many details are still murky. Based on my own work on the Kingdom’s power dynamics in the past, following is may take; Thanks. With time, we change […]