Was a student of Political Science for 13 years. Then got interested in teaching and did so for a short while. Asked by my government to be the Media Attache in DC. Did that and learned a lot while achieving a lot. Now, back out of government, working for Bahrain's economic well-being, and blogging again. Why am I rare? Because I'm street smarter than you and book smarter as well. How about that for confidence?
That used to be us, the best in GCC. Are we going backwards? Have we lost our top spot? Have we lost our mojo? What’s the way forward? Recently, Thomas Friedman of the New York Times, interviewed David Rothkopf, the… Read More ›
So we’re closing on a year now since citizens were last allowed being at the Farooq/GCC/Pearl (FGP) intersection. Is it a good thing or a bad thing that we’re still not allowed to use the intersection on our way to… Read More ›
My son Salman and I were in the car when he looked at me and confessed. “Baba”, he said, “I made a mistake.” Before even knowing what the mistake was, I told him that it’s ok. “It’s not about doing… Read More ›
It’s a special day. Not because Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) is celebrating 44 years of establishment, not because we are approaching Valentines Day and that you should quickly start thinking of ways not to have your house door locks changed… Read More ›