Airstrikes Against the Patriarchy

by Amanda Ufheil-Somers | published September 26, 2014 - 7:46pm

The media sometimes has trouble conjuring a feel-good story out of an airstrike, but not now. In the last few days, news outlets across the world have fallen all over themselves to champion Maryam al-Mansouri—the first female combat pilot in the United Arab Emirates—who flew in a nighttime sortie over Syria on September 22.

Boom, Bust and Boom in Dubai

by Pete Moore | published June 9, 2014 - 10:28am

It’s easy to be critical of Dubai and its socioeconomic model.