Special Report: Eye on Sochi

By Claude Salhani – Trend: The Sochi Winter Olympics are going to be remembered as the most expensive Games on record; as well as the most security conscience Games ever held. Let’s hope this is the only thing the Sochi Games are remembered for, other than, of course, record breaking events given by athletes from […]

The bizarre world of global politics

By Claude Salhani – Trend: “In politics there are no permanent enemies and no permanent friends, only permanent interests.” Indeed, there is little in the world that is stranger or more bizarre than the world of geo-politics. It’s a world where anything and everything goes and is justified under a variety of labels pertaining to […]