Opinion

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

Muslim Legal Defense Fund of America (MLFA)

First Annual MLFA monetary reserve-raising dinner of the (San Francisco Bay Area during May of 2013

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February 13, 2014

The Syrian Regime’s Indiscriminate Warfare

The brutality of this Syrian conflict has been put on display in several instances over the past few years, but nothing epitomizes that brutality more completely than the use of the barrel bomb and other indiscriminate weapons…

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February 13, 2014

The Menace of the Military Mind

Hypermasculinity has triumphed over empathy.

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February 6, 2014

Boycotting Reality

Instead of working toward an agreement with the Palestinians that would fundamentally alter Israel’s political status, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet are trying to change the subject.

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February 6, 2014

The Concept of Freedom in Religion

Imam’s opinion article

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February 6, 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

Can Empathy Be Learned?

Current psychological sciences seem to be focusing more and more on neurology rather than psychiatry to understand human behavior.

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February 6, 2014

What Studying the Prophet (s) Taught Me About Islam

Studying the Prophet’s (s) life has not just taught me invaluable lessons about the fundamental principles of Islam but life itself

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February 6, 2014

U.S. ‘Dismantling’ Rhetoric Ignores Iran’s Nuclear Proposals

Tehran must “dismantle” some of its nuclear program?

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January 30, 2014

Clash of Titans

This is not merely a fight between Israel and the US. Nor is it only a fight between the White House and Congress. It is also a battle between intellectual titans.

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January 30, 2014

Iran Breakthrough a Triumph for Pragmatists and a Defeat for the Warmongers

The implementation of the Iran accord Monday signaled a modest but still important sea change in that country’s relationship with the world.

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January 23, 2014

Making Things Worse in the Middle East

Over the past few months, the Middle East has become an even more violent place than usual.

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January 23, 2014

Iran’s International Position Hinges on Geneva II

Iran’s refusal to agree to terms that would grant it acceptance into the Geneva II summit is just the latest in a series of episodes that will determine Iran’s place in the international community.

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January 23, 2014

Economic Inequality Poses Major Risks to Human Progress, Says Report

Oxfam says that critical measures must be taken to curb excessive wealth disparity.

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January 23, 2014

The Return of Al-Qaeda

How did al-Qaeda, a tiny anti-Communist group in Afghanistan that had no more than 200 active members in 2001 become a supposed worldwide threat?

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January 23, 2014

What Killed Egypt’s Democracy?

For Liberals and Islamists, Theory Matters By Mohammad Fadel   The promise of democracy lies in its potential to cultivate political virtue over time. But Egypt’s liberals, unnerved by the policies of the legitimate Muslim Brotherhood government, refused to wait.    – Ellis Goldberg Supporters of Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Morsi outside Rabaa al Adawiya mosque […]

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January 23, 2014

Blank Check: Iran War

By Patrick J. Buchanan Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks to journalists during a news conference in New York September 27, 2013. New Iranian President Rouhani said on Friday he wanted talks with major powers on Iran’s nuclear program to yield results in a short period of time and that the improved mood in U.S.-Iranian relations […]

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January 23, 2014

Why the US Wants To Stay In Afghanistan

The U.S. is supposed to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan by the end of this new year.

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January 16, 2014

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