International

  • Pakistan could be descending into another chaos

    Two events of international and national importance, respectively, have received a lot of traction, recently, in the Pakistani context. The first is the ‘strategic dialogue’ held in Washington on March 24-25 that saw a galaxy of...

  • Manufacturing ‘Muslim’ Extremists

    By Yamin Zakaria yamin@radicalviews.org In Britain Muslim 'extremists' are identified by their reaction to the belligerent actions of the British government towards the Muslim countries. In contrast, the silent majority are label...

  • Islamophobia and Religious Intolerance in America

    Islamophobia is fallout from the cataclysm that hit America on 9/11.  While it may have seemed an emotional off-shoot of the tragedy, which many hoped would disappear or mitigate in intensity with the passage of time, it appears to have st...

  • ICC's verdict on Moulana Abul Kalam Azad

    By Dr. Firoz Mahboob Kamal The judgement given by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of Dhaka exposes the utter incompetence and bias of the judges. At least judges must possess some intellectual competence to distinguish discernible l...

  • Is Genuine Détente Possible Between India and Pakistan?

    + Pic Mr. Jaswant Singh is, indeed, a very brave man. But unlike braves in other lands being hailed and lionized for their courage and perseverance, Mr. Jaswant Singh has been meted out, in India, a treatment that he shouldn't have ...

  • What about American Terrorism?

    By Yamin Zakaria yamin@radicalviews.org London: "Either way, my personal feeling is 85% that he is an innocent man - of this crime anyway - having sat through the whole of the trial in Holland." - Reverend John Mosey, father of...

  • Israel Steals Body Parts: Palestinians

    By Khalid Amayreh Occupied Palestine: "I don't know for sure why they are refusing to hand him over to us to bury him," Fawzi told IOL about the body of his slain son. RAMALLAH - The controversy triggered by a Swedish newspaper ...

  • War on Terror or Neo French Imperialism?

    One constant in the so-called 'war on terror' since its launch more than a decade ago has been the search for new targets. To those prosecuting this war it's immaterial if these targets only happen to be in one Muslim state after an...

  • Jamal Kanj: Obama and the Jewish Lobby

    The Israeli lobby is flexing its muscle against Barack Obama's potential nominee to be the next Secretary of Defence. Hagel was a Republican Senator representing Nebraska from 1996 until his retirement in 2008. The frontrunner Chuck Hagel i...

  • The myth of the murderous Muslim - ii

    By Haroon Moghul (Continued from the previous issue) A most post-modern warfare And thus we are left with an implausible and absurd suggestion that jihad killed 270 million people. But even with all this, still three more points nee...

  • An Open Letter to President Obama

    Dear President Obama: Your administration should be praised for at least reframing the rhetoric and ideological vision of America's intentions in the Middle East, away from the archaic and reactionary "us versus them" posturing to...

  • Pakistan: A Country for Sale?

    Pakistan is a unique country in more senses than one. One of these extraordinary realities that set it apart from almost all those countries that gained their independence from the British Raj after WWII is that it has been ruled for the better...

  • My Flower to Bush, the Occupier—The Story of My Shoe

    By Mutadhar Al-Zaidi Mutadhar al-Zaidi, the Iraqi who threw his shoe at George Bush gave this speech on his recent release. In the name of God, the most gracious and most merciful.Here I am, free. But my country is still a prisoner of war....

  • Containing the Iranian ‘Threat’

    Iran is the sheep surrounded by hungry wolves, including the vulture like Zionist-hyena.  A cursory examination of the region shows, the US bases surround Iran from all directions. In addition, Israel armed with nuclear weapons is constant...

  • Crisis in Syria is Morphing into a Sectarian Conflict

    When the people Syria started demanding, in March 2011, from their dictatorial regime what their Egyptian brothers were close to wresting from their rulers, nobody expected their struggle to drag out as long it already has. By the same token, n...

  • The myth of the murderous Muslim - i

    By Haroon Moghul Muslims are subversive jihadists. The Middle East is perpetually unstable. "Islam has bloody borders." If you've already made up your mind, you'll find a way to twist the facts to support your conclusion....

  • Four decades of sufferings of the stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh

    By Abdus Sattar Ghazali December 16 marked the 41st anniversary of the breakup of Pakistan when the eastern wing of the country emerged as "Bangladesh" after an India-backed secessionist movement. The occasion calls for highlight...

  • Free Gaza Boat Movement Leader visits India

    By Nadim Ahmad New Delhi: Palestinian-American human rights activist, Huwaida Arraf paid a visit to the All India Muslim Majlis Mushawarat office on 28 September 2009 and interacted with prominent Muslim personalities. The President  ...

  • Obama: Tying Himself into Knots in Afghanistan

    Barack Obama shot to political stardom on a slogan of ‘change.’ The American people, fed up with the antics of George W. Bush and thirsting for real and not ersatz change in the style of governance and policies of their country boug...

  • Islamic Lessons from London’s Mayor

    By Anver Kamal Siddiqui Mayor Mr Boris Johnson's strong advice to the citizens of London to visit Mosques in order to learn about Islamic virtues is worthy of emulation by leaders all over the world for apparently the respected Mayor h...