I am in utter shock. This is unbelievable. My prayers go out to the families. To the fanatics – You may use the word Islam, but the religion is one of peace and love, and denounces your heresy. God bring justice to these foul men, and bring warmness and comfort to those in pain. To theContinue reading “Tragedy at Home – How Do We Respond?”
A more liberal strand of Islam might argue that cultural identity is tied to Islamic heritage. Furthermore, it encompasses all philosophy and knowledge into Islam, as opposed to radical Islam which excludes philosophies from the Enlightenment, Renaissance, and the mystical indigenous religions of various regions in the world, like Central Asia and Latin America. WhatContinue reading “How Arab Unity Became An Oxymoron – Another Tale of Orientalism”
[REFERENCE ARTICLE HERE: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/07/29/the-sheikh-who-wants-to-put-the-hurt-on-hezbollah-in-lebanon.html] ISIS, Al Qaeda, Al Nusra, Islamic Jihad, Hamas, Hezbollah, Muslim Brotherhood. All of these claim to be muslim organizations aimed at ‘liberating men from tyranny’. Who chose you and what tyranny are you liberating me from? How do I know you yourself are not a tyranny? Hezbollah is hated by many sunnisContinue reading “ISLAMISM = ZIONISM”
The 3 Real Reasons Obama hasn’t dissolved the artificial relationship with Israel: 1) Christian Fundamentalism in America (Limbaugh, Coulter, Beck, Fox News, G.O.P.) 2) Jewish-American Affluence (AIPAC, Starbucks, Google, Wall Street) 3) Israel’s strategic location in the Middle East (colonial satellite, keeps arabs divided, oil preserved, people suppressed) Will Obama fail the Arabs as PresidentContinue reading
If my country was being taken advantage of by foreigners, I would rise up against those nations too.
In the days of President Harry Truman, relations between the United States and the Middle East weren’t so sour. In 1952, everything changed. The United Kingdom was planning to depose the newly democratically elected prime minister of Iran: Prime Minister Mossadegh. He is the man seated in the photograph above. Mossadegh had quickly become the archenemy ofContinue reading “Nationalism in the Middle East: Iran, Syria, and the West”