The Knesset

An Israeli Election That Will Decide Nothing

Before a single vote is cast in Israel's second national election this year, two disturbing facts are clear: the outcome will be as muddled...
World Map

9/11 – Eighteen Years Later

On Wednesday the USA observed the 18th anniversary of 9/11. The attacks on the soil of the USA was committed not by a hostile state...
Billy Graham with Obama

Middle East Christians bear the brunt of televangelical politics

As a Middle Eastern Christian, I am alarmed observing TV preachers systematically reminding Americans every hour to abandon Palestine. In legitimizing Israel's occupation of...
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Somalia steadily Arising from its Ashes

Somalia conducted parliamentary elections on December 2016, which in turn elected on February 8, 2017, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo as the new President of...
Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu risks triggering an unwinnable war to avoid losing election

Every Israeli prime minister – not least Benjamin Netanyahu – understands that a military entanglement with Hezbollah, Lebanon's armed Shia movement on Israel's northern...
Joe Biden

Why a DNC Vice Chair Bawled Me Out — and Why...

The man quickly identified himself as a vice chair of the Democratic National Committee. He didn't need to tell me that he was hopping...
World Map

War Mongers: “Leaders of the World”

Why is it that war criminals in their capacity as heads of states who despite being consistently in breach of global conventions governing human...
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.

Can the United Nations do anything to stop the Carnage in...

Kashmir is in turmoil. The government has imposed a curfew, banned all public meetings, arrested more than 20,000 youth and placed the Kashmiri leadership...
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A Message to the Arab Americans of Dallas, TX

Last weekend, I traveled to Dallas to speak at the Arab Texas Festival. It was a remarkable event that both filled me with pride...
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The Congolese Conflicts: Role and Interest of Superpowers

The literature on United Nations (UN) peacekeeping has grown immensely since the end of the cold war, and a plethora of studies, have examined...
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Why ‘Primary’ Should Be a Verb for Progressives

Progressive activists often see a frustrating pattern. Many Democrats in office are good at liberal platitudes but don't really fight for what we need....
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Labor Day 2019

We celebrate Labor Day by honoring workers — especially the forgotten workers. Stay-at-home mothers who home school their children are often forgotten. Others who...
Donald Trump - POTUS

Addressing Those Who Have Been Fooled

It was more than a century and a half ago that Abraham Lincoln told us, "You can fool some of the people all of...
Billy Graham with Obama

Televangelicals packaging paradise

US religious charities are privileged but not held accountable. Are the televangelicals taking advantage of gaps in US law? With a few words, John Burnett...
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The Primary Contradiction: Corporate Power vs. Progressive Populism

For plutocrats, this summer has gotten a bit scary. Two feared candidates are rising. Trusted candidates are underperforming. The 2020 presidential election could turn out...
Kashmir Security Patrol

India must play the role of an elder brother instead of...

It is not the only fact that India has issues with Pakistan, as a matter of reality, India has problems with every neighboring border...
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Democratic Voters Have Known for Some Time What Some Liberals Are...

There has been a chorus of liberal lamentations over the flap created by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to deny two US Congresswomen,...
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United Nations Failures in Africa

The United Nations (UN) formed in 1945, aimed at promoting global peace and security. However, rising interests and different ideologies have led to the...
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 discussed at the UN Security Council after 50 years

"The position of the United Nations on this region (Kashmir) is governed by the Charter of the United Nations and applicable Security Council resolutions." --...
Shekaras - Kashmir

Kashmir’s Freedom Struggle Outshines Bigotry and Hypocrisy

The irony of Narendra Modi's utterly reckless move on Kashmir is that it has thrust the plight of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir from...