“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 to 1948) Known as Mahatma Gandhi, he was an Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India. As such, he came to… Read More


What is the Trucial Coast?

“Starting in the 18th century, the Gulf emirs came under the protection of the British empire, which sought to keep rivals away from the approaches to India. The British imposed truces on the internecine fights of the emirs (hence the region’s name, “the trucial coast”).” (The Economist, 2018, p.5). Reference The Economist. (2018) From Pearls to Black Gold: How Oil… Read More