These articles and stories by Paul D Kennedy cover a diverse range of topics – childhood memories, Arabic folk tales, war, technological and economic change, the rise of China, Israeli-American relations, politics, investigative journalism, information technology, jihadis and female suicide bombers, the Islamic veil, democracy in the Middle East, Arabic culture, life-styles in Kuwait – some humorous, some caustic, but most written with verve, style, wit and a degree of understanding.
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- The Ox and the Donkey
- Stand by Your Man
- Backgammon in the Evenings
- The Hole
- Good Christian Servants
- Rodeo Donkey
- Lessons from a Unique Experience
- The Visitors
- Technological Transfer in Practice
- Laughing Guestages
- Then, Now & Tonight
- The Rumours were for Real
- The Big Change
- Tail Wags Dog?
- Hey Kids, Anyone for Chinese?
- Biscuits & Morals
- Infoganda & the Withering of Scepticism
- Poor Bankers – Let’s all shed a tear
- The Magic of the Information Age
- From Black Tigers to Black Widows
- The Niqab & All That
- Islam & Democracy
- The Seed & the Soil
Life in Kuwait
About the writer
Paul D Kennedy is a business consultant and writer with extensive experience in the Middle East. A short-story prize winner, he was the founding editor of Kuwait this month. His book Doing Business with Kuwait (Kogan Page, London, 1997 and 2004) is the definite guide to that country. Paul’s Arabic Tales for the young and the curious (http://www.arabic-tales.com), a recreation of Arab folk myths, is available on Amazon.
Paul D Kennedy offers writing services to solve corporate writing challenges and imbue business communications with clarity, impact and persuasiveness at http://www.writingservices.eu