Nancy Pelosi’s Bad Attitude Toward Progressives

Here's a thought experiment: Imagine that a letter from the billionaire real-estate broker George M. Marcus was hand-delivered to the office of House Speaker...

We Have a Problem: Guns

Once again, mass shootings are in the US headlines. And in the aftermath of yet another massacre of innocents, we are in the throes...
Kashmir Security Patrol

The Recent Crimes of the Supremacists in the USA and India

Abu Hurayrah (RA) reported that Prophet Muhammad (S) said: "By Him in Whose hand is my soul, a time would come upon the people...
Jerusalem Cityscape

Significant shifts in Israel-Palestine realities make peace harder to reach

There is a world of difference between peacemaking and pacification. The former is a participatory process and the latter is an act of imposition. To...
India claims the entire erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir based on an instrument of accession signed in 1947. Pakistan claims Jammu and Kashmir based on its majority Muslim population, whereas China claims the Shaksam Valley and Aksai Chin.

Kashmir’s Agony Fueled by Modi’s Rightwing Regime Echoes Across the World

All it took was a blink of an eye to realizing that India's rightwing government outmaneuvered old-style colonialism by repackaging it as "democracy in...
United States Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Made for TV Presidential Debates: Forgettable Candidates and Irritating Format

I've just returned from Detroit, Michigan, where I attended the second set of Democratic Party presidential primary debates. For many reasons, the debates were...
Kashmir Security Patrol

America Must Honor Its Commitment for Peace in the Region

"It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but, to be America's friend is fatal." -- Henry Kissinger America and its NATO allies displaced and killed...
Joe Biden

There’s Nothing Moderate About “Moderates.” A Primary Example Is Joe Biden

The comedian George Carlin liked to marvel at oxymorons like "jumbo shrimp" and "military intelligence." Now, as the race for the Democratic presidential nomination...
The Knesset

With criticism crushed in the West, Israel can enjoy its impunity

Recent events have shone a spotlight not only on how Israel is intensifying its abuse of Palestinians under its rule, but the utterly depraved...
Taj Mahal - India

Hindu Terrorism based on Religious Nationalism

Since the birth of the Rashtriya Swayamsivak Sangh (RSS) in 1922 and their admiration of Germany's wartime Nazi leader, Adolph Hitler and the Fascist...

The Abuse of Religion to Foster Extremism is a Universal Phenomenon

When Americans express concern about religious extremism and violence, they almost always are thinking about Islam. The problems posed by the politicization and weaponization...

Learning to learn

A man came to Libnani, a Sufi teacher, and this interchange took place: Man: "I wish to learn, will you teach me?" Libnani: "I do not...
Statue of Liberty with lower Manhattan in the background

9/11 and Iran: Life Imitates Art

Back in 1995, when John le Carré turned in the manuscript for his novel "Our Game," one of his editors wondered if the places...

Extreme Christian Zionists not helping America or Israel

Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is a political advocacy network based on an extreme version of Christian Zionism. This network calls on all Christians...
World Map

The Root Cause of Human Population Growth

Homo sapiens is a creature of the earth. Understand that food is the tap root of life for the human species. There may be...
Donald Trump

The “Faustian Deal”

While much has been already been written about President Donald Trump recent racist taunts against four first-term women Members of Congress, I have a...
Cape Town - South Africa

American Abandonment Of Palestine: A Challenge To South Africa

Is South Africa among the countries standing aside as the world is confronted with illegal moves by the Trump Administration to facilitate the complete...
Jerusalem

How the Goliath of the Jerusalem settler movement persuaded the world...

Israeli police forced out the Siyam family from their home in the heart of occupied East Jerusalem last week, the final chapter in their...
World Map

TN Visa Requirements to Work in Canada, Mexico or the United...

American, Canadian and Mexican citizens, with the right professional qualifications, have the opportunity to work anywhere in North America under trade agreements negotiated by...
United States Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Two Congressional Resolutions That Won’t Advance Israeli-Palestinian Peace

In the coming week, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs will move on four bills – all of which, I believe, drive more nails...