Taj Mahal - India

Indian election results – Why and What’s Next?

On May 23, 2019, the weeks-long elections in India delivered a stunning victory for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A second term for a Hindutvadi fascist party that pampers and...
Jerusalem Israel Palestine Dome of The Rock Golden Dome

Why the US “Workshop” For Palestinians Will Fail

Twenty-five years ago, I moderated the panel discussion on the Palestinian economy at the international economic summit in Casablanca, Morocco. I was there in my capacity as co-chair of Builders for Peace (BfP), a...
Tehran - Iran

Trump’s tweets threaten war with Iran

Are the drums of war threatened by the United States of America against the Islamic Republic of Iran, deafening a few weeks ago, beginning to recede? American president Donald Trump tweeted: "If Iran wants to...
Kashmir Security Patrol

The mission of Mirwaiz and Lone never dies

In the annals of history, nations and peoples are often blessed with leaders, guides and activists who play singular roles providing leadership that transcends inspiration and casts a lasting impact on these societies. The...
Irelands Holocaust 1845–1849, over 1500000 deaths mural on the Ballymurphy Road - Belfast - An Gorta Mór - Britains genocide by starvation

Irish Affinity for Palestinians Runs Deep

It is always gratifying to see the strength of Irish solidarity with the people of Palestine. This was brought home again last week during a visit to Ireland. While Eurovision was in Tel Aviv,...