Analysis

The Lurking Danger Beneath: Al-Aqsa vs. Israel

By Ramzy Baroud Al Aqsa Mosque:  Image from Wikipedia Commons Something sinister is brewing around and below al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and it has the hallmark of a familiar Israeli campaign to strip the Mosque of its Muslim Arab identity. This time around, however, the stakes are much higher. The status of al-Aqsa […]

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March 20, 2014

Who Defines us? Who are We?

“A debate has been going on within certain circles of the Muslim community about defining or redefining Islam and its followers….”

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March 6, 2014

Four Myths About India’s Leading Prime Ministerial Candidate

As a Christian and particularly a Jesuit priest, I take stands and believe that while being open to dialogue and reason, one has to be unequivocal about what one stands for.

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February 13, 2014

Modi’s Resurgence

Several think tanks and key officials in the US State Department have revised their stand on Narendra Modi

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February 13, 2014

Why Obamacare is Good for Us

Here are the simple facts that make the case for enrolment in Obamacare.

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February 6, 2014

American Studies Association Resolution on Academic Boycott of Israel

… It is resolved that the American Studies Association (ASA) endorses and will honor the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

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December 19, 2013

Ashura and the Martyrdom of Imam Hussein (ra)

Ashura

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November 21, 2013

To Expand Khamenei’s Grip on the Economy, Iran Stretched Its Laws

Two months before his death in 1989, Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini tried to solve a problem unleashed by the revolution he led a decade earlier…

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November 14, 2013

Special Report: As Egypt’s Brotherhood Retreats, Risk Of Extremism Rises

Before they were imprisoned, top Brotherhood leaders often told followers that avoiding violence would give the movement the moral high ground against the government…

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October 31, 2013

Analysis: Awash In Oil, U.S. Reshapes Mideast Role 40 Years After OPEC Embargo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Forty years after an Arab oil embargo throttled the U.S. economy, surging North American energy production has brought the United States closer to a long-dreamed “energy independence” that is reshaping its goals and role in the Middle East.

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October 31, 2013

ADL Lists Top 10 Anti-Israel Groups in America in 2013

New York, NY, October 21, 2013 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today issued a list of the Top 10 most influential and active anti-Israel groups in the United States. Each of the selected groups, according to ADL’s research, is “fixated with delegitimizing Israel” and has demonstrated the ability to reach new segments of the American […]

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October 31, 2013

The Great Debate

Only rarely have American leaders been able to reconcile the nation’s democratic values, material interest and national security…

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September 26, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Silent Martyrs Lie Soaked In Blood

The corpses are a powerful symbol for the opposition.

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August 22, 2013

The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity

Analysis of Pew Report

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May 2, 2013

Jewish Law and its Similarity to Islamic Law

like Jewish law, Islamic law is worthy of protection in the United states

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February 7, 2013

We Endorse Obama

In this election the Muslim vote is going to be as decisive as ever.

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October 18, 2012

Poll: GOP Really Dislikes Muslims

A new survey shows just how uncomfortable the Republican base is with Muslim and Arab people

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August 30, 2012

The Key to Competitiveness

“Why are we so behind?” I asked. Someone else commented that both Germany and Japan were leveled to the ground in World War II, yet today they are economic giants.

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August 30, 2012

Mitt Romney on Foreign Policy

It turns out that on “handling of foreign policy,” Americans prefer Obama to Romney by 15 points.

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August 2, 2012

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