Analysis

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

Strike On Syria Could Derail Iran President’s Master Plan

If one thing could scuttle Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s big plan – to fix Iran’s economy by winning some relief from Western sanctions – a U.S. strike on Tehran’s ally Syria is it.

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September 5, 2013

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue and Peace

Kadi Zahalka is a Palestianinan, Arab, Muslim, Israeli citizen and a respected judge in our country. I am a Reform rabbi who moved to Israel 33 years ago, to “go up” to live in the land and state of Israel and have served in educational and communal positions in Jerusalem for over three decades.

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November 1, 2012

Decisive Muslim Voting

President Sarkozy Voted out, 93% of Muslims vote for Hollande By Karin Friedemann, TMO Outgoing French President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) and newly-elected President Francois Hollande attend a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe to commemorate the end of World War II in Paris May 8, 2012. REUTERS/Lionel Bonaventure/Pool […]

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May 10, 2012

Analysis: Wall St. Cash Flows to Romney over Obama

The records released Tuesday by the Federal Election Commission illustrate a basic shift in political giving at the presidential level by the nation’s financial elite.

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February 2, 2012

Syria’s Currency Sags Under Weight of Unrest

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi Black smoke is seen from Homs refinery (in the background) after a pipeline carrying oil from the east of the country to the refinery was blown up, in this December 8, 2011 file handout photograph released by Syria’s national news agency SANA. Long queues to get heating oil and petrol, along with […]

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January 12, 2012

Tunisia’s Ennahda May Back Open Economy

Tunisian Islamists who won a historic election victory this week are expected to promote business-friendly economic policies but Europe’s economic woes could favour Gulf investors in the short term, analysts say.

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October 27, 2011

Study: Western-Muslim Tensions Getting Better

After Herman Cain’s recent declaration that American communities should be able to ban mosques, it would be easy to understand why relations between Muslim and Western countries might be strained. A new study from the Pew Center has some mildly hopeful news…

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July 28, 2011

What Holbrooke Knew

When he was alive, Ambassador Richard Holbrooke was effectively gagged, unable to comment on what he saw as missteps of the Obama administration that he served. But as we face a crisis in Pakistan after the killing of Osama bin Laden, it’s worth listening to Holbrooke’s counsel — from beyond the grave.

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May 19, 2011

Report: Killed in Pakistan?

What is the real story with Osama Bin Laden

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May 12, 2011

Biden Warns Against Pakistan Extremism

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden tried to dispel what he called common anti-American misperceptions in Pakistan while urging the government on Wednesday to fight growing religious extremism.

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January 13, 2011

Shakh Tahir Qadri’s Fatwa Against Suicide Bombing and Terrorism

Leading Islamic Scholar’s Detailed Fatwa Against Suicide Bombing and All Forms of Terrorism – Shaykh Tahir Qadri

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April 1, 2010

Two Weeks’ Notice

The US is clear on the point that the Pakistan Army, and not the civilian government, is the one to decide about the war against the Taliban. If the army can manifest its sincerity, the US will support Pakistan’s security, integrity and viability as a country.

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May 7, 2009

Study Paints Rare Portrait of Muslim-Americans

Muslims in America have a much more positive outlook on life than their counterparts in most predominantly Muslim countries and some other Western societies, according to a poll released Monday.

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March 5, 2009

Putin to the West: Take Your Medicine

Analysis of Vladimir Putin’s presentation regarding a lean towards American socialism, at Davos.

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February 12, 2009