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Is Afghanistan Really Impossible to Conquer?

So what have these and other Afghan campaigns taught us?

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March 13, 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

Why Syria Cannot Be Ignored

While the Syrian conflict has raged on largely unchecked for the past three years, the world has turned a blind eye toward its events…

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February 27, 2014

Health Care Law Is ‘An Answer To A Prayer’ For Some Older Americans

These luckless people, most in their 50s and 60s, have emerged this month as early winners under the nation’s new health insurance system.

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February 20, 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 Super Bowl of War: Three Decades of Failure in Afghanistan

“This whole 12 years was one of constant pleading with America to treat the lives of our civilians as lives of people,” Karzai stated

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February 6, 2014

Bringing Edward Snowden to Trial Could Be the Embarrassment of the Century

There’s little doubt that if the Obama administration ever managed to bring NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden before a jury on American soil, the unfolding drama would quickly become the trial of the new century

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January 30, 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

Bleak Prospects For Syrian Geneva II Negotiations

With the Geneva II negotiations set to take place in less than a week, there are several obstacles to the negotiations making any sort of breakthrough.

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January 16, 2014

Inter-Rebel Clashes Reported In Syria

“The world media have been reporting widespread clashes between ISIS, and a coalition of rebel groups opposed to the Al-Qaeda affiliated organization.
These clashes mark yet another turning point in the Syrian conflict….”

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January 9, 2014

Open Todashev Letter to President Obama

Abdulbaki Todashev, representing the interests of his son – Ibragim Todashev Dear Mr. President, Abdulbaki Todashev I am writing to you being dictated by the call of my soul and the unalleviated pain of a father whose son was ruthlessly killed. I am not asking you to share my pain but I am asking you, […]

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January 2, 2014

Analysis: Domestic Concerns Drive Oman’s Foreign Policy

Traditionally reticent Oman has become unusually assertive in opposing a Saudi plan for Gulf Arab states to close ranks against Iran

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December 26, 2013

Economic Instability in Pakistan

Pakistan is experiencing the worst economic crisis and the continuing downturn has worsened in recent years.

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December 19, 2013

Innocent Question or Microaggression?

By Karin Friedemann, TMO Heben Nigatu wrote an article on Buzzfeed this week entitled “21 Microaggressions You Hear On a Daily Basis,” based on a photo series taken by photographer Kiyun, who asked minority students at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus to “write down an instance of racial microaggression they have faced.” She uses the […]

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December 12, 2013

Iran: Not About Weapons

If you want to understand the U.S.-Iran controversy, know this: It is not about nuclear weapons.

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December 5, 2013

Welcome to the Human-Machine Civilization

From the midst of the modern civilization is emerging yet another set of ideas that would probably exhaust all possible means to reportedly make human beings smarter to the extent of promoting a new scientific world known as human-machine culture.

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November 14, 2013

The Myth of Israel

Israel has been poisoned by the psychosis of permanent war.

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November 7, 2013

Requesting Your Assistance: Protect the Right to Wear Hijab

By Zeynep Kandur, İstanbul, Turkey To the Editor: Women shout slogans to protest against a ban on the wearing Islamic head scarves in universities, in Ankara, Turkey.  Photograph by Burhan Ozbilici, AP In response to the letter written by Professor Carol Delaney, dated October 9, 2013: Professor Delaney claims that the lifting of the ban […]

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October 31, 2013

Fractured Opposition Could Derail Syria Talks

Despite U.S. and Western pressure on the opposition to take part in U.N.-sponsored talks aimed at halting the two-and-a-half-year-old Syrian civil war, most experts here believe the rebels are unlikely to show up any time soon…

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October 24, 2013

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