Why I’m Glad Netanyahu Won

I'm glad Benjamin Netanyahu won reelection. Since I realize that saying this won't sit well with many folks, let me explain: As the election developed,...

Algeria and Sudan: The next (but not last) Arab Spring cycle

State building takes decades not years. It is easier to topple dictators than regimes, and it is faster to change regimes than ideas. Protestors...

The Malian Genocide: What the African Union should do

In 1994, the world woke up to the sad news of the Rwandan genocide which killed hundreds of thousand people. It is sad to...

Annexation of West Bank may provide key to unlocking Netanyahu’s legal...

After winning the Israeli election with a slim majority, in a campaign that grew more sordid and vilifying by the day, Benjamin Netanyahu is...

Will This Ramadan Stir Muslim Souls to Oppose Enablers of Israel?

With the approach of Ramadan, Muslims around the world are expected to be engaged in heightened consciousness to inculcate values of justice, empathy for...

The Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter”

The current political brawl over next year's budget is highly significant. With Democrats in a House majority for the first time in eight years,...

The Significance of ‘Isra and Miraj in Islam

'Isra and Miraj were the most miraculous and dignified journeys of the Prophet (Sal-lal-lahu alayhi wa sal-lam), which took place in the Shab-e-Miraj (or...

Protecting Americans’ Right to Hear from the Leader of BDS, the...

I awakened early Wednesday to listen to a voicemail message from Omar Barghouti, a leading member of the Palestinian movement to Boycott, Divest, and...

Exporting Dictators

The U.S. government gets little credit for it, doesn't even like to brag about it, but as of 2017 provided military "aid" to 73%...

After 7 years of deceptions about Assange, the US readies for...

For seven years, from the moment Julian Assange first sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, they have been telling us we were...

The coup in Sudan: Is it the second wave of the...

The Arab spring started in Tunisia in late 2010, when self-immolation of a street vendor in a provincial town of Sidi Bouzid sparked mass...

Global Peace and Security: Why Wars on Humanity?

"The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do...

This Israeli election is between the right-wing and the even more...

Israel's election campaign, now in its last days, must be the first in which a sitting Israeli prime minister has sought to win over...

Rep. Barbara Lee’s Startling Vote to Boost Military Spending

What Barbara Lee did on the House floor three days after 9/11 -- speaking prophetic words and casting the only vote against a green light for endless...

Bringing Back Memories of the Nightmarish Israeli Invasion of Lebanon

The New York Times headline on April 4th was simple enough, "After 37-Year Search, Israel Recovers Body of a Fallen Soldier," but the memories it...

Which way Libya? How the African Union and the United Nations...

In 1967, Colonel Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in Africa. However, by the time he was assassinated, Gaddafi had turned Libya into...

The ‘Immigrant Problem’

In a recent survey of potential adult migrants worldwide, 47 million said they would most like to move to Canada. There are only 37 million...

The media smoothed the path to British soldiers using Corbyn as...

It is time to stop believing these infantile narratives the British political and media establishments have crafted for us. Like the one in which...

Full Steam Ahead: South Africa Downgrade of Embassy in Israel

Cynics may call it politicking to garner Muslim votes for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) on the eve of South Africa's crucial May...

Muslim and Christian Arabs Need to Collaborate to Strengthen their Voices

There are a dozen mosques in Chicagoland and there are almost as many Arab Christian churches. And, yet, like in the Middle East, there...