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The Challenge to Restore Our Sanity

Despite the fact that the stock market is at record highs and the unemployment rate, which began its substantial decline during the Obama Administration,...
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The real reasons Trump is quitting UNESCO

At first glance, the decision last week by the Trump administration, followed immediately by Israel, to quit the United Nation’s cultural agency seems strange....
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Human Rights: Are They Universal?

"Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love." -- George Bernard Shaw It is tragic that civilized nations...
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Book Review: Islam & Muslims in the 21st Century by Abdus Sattar Ghazali (2017)

In 1978 Professor Edward Said’s book – Orientalism – was published. It was a groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions...
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America should rethink its role in Global Affairs

America under President Trump continues to foster an agenda of extreme perplexity, triviality and confusion in dealing with urgent global affairs. If the administration...
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The Role of Journalists and Academics in Halal Affairs

In this politicised world of modern age where within or outside the Muslim Ummah (world), Islam has been conceptualized by misconceptions, stereotyping and misinterpreting...
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The Terrible Problem

Ze'ev Begin, the son of Menachem Begin, is a very nice human being. It is impossible not to like him. He is well brought...
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Consequences of nixing the Iran deal

The US Administration cannot afford to create conditions that may lead to a new war in the Middle East. President Donald Trump is expected to...
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What About Weinstein’s Public Offenses?

Harvey Weinstein, I’ve just read, is “the disgraced Pulp Fiction producer.” But isn’t someone who encourages millions of people to think of murder and torture as...
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The Transformation of Jerusalem

Last week a group of Likud members and experts presented Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a plan to carve up Arab Jerusalem in...