International

  • Was it Khalid Sheikh or Bin Laden behind 9/11

    + Pix By Yamin Zakaria yamin@radicalviews.org   London: Was it Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or Osama Bin Laden behind the 9/11 attacks? The US-led coalition went to war, and in the process killed almost a million people, in ...

  • Israel slowly losing support

    By Mohammed Azhar Ali Khan Ottowa, Ont.: Israel's ongoing oppression of helpless Palestinians is eroding support for Israel among American Jews and the Israeli government is now courting Christian Zionists for support. This was stated b...

  • No US visa to Modi despite appearing on Time cover

    The US administration has made it clear that there will be no change in its visa policy towards Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The Gujarat government might have expected some leniency on the part of the US administration in its visa poli...

  • Occupation demolishes Arab village for the 37th time

    + Pic Israeli occupation forces demolished the Arab village of Al-Araqeeb for the 37th time in the early hours of 23 April this year. The village is located in the Naqab desert in south Palestine which was occupied by the Jewish armed g...

  • Wife Beating, Secular Feminism and Sharia

    By Yamin Zakaria yamin@radicalviews.org London: The recent case [1] of a battered British woman made headlines; her lover broke her jaw and nose, then her eyes were gouged out - it sounds like a horror flick. Only the bare facts got repor...

  • Burmese Muslim Refugees on the verge of starvation on Delhi streets

    New Delhi: Over a thousand Muslim asylum-seekers from Arakan province of Myanmar are camping since mid-April on footpaths near the office of the United Nation’s High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in New Delhi. They are on the verge of starvatio...

  • The Mahatma Picks Up the Gun and Shoots the Dove

    By Kaleem Kawaja When the fresh face eloquent Barrack Obama burst on the US political scene with a promise to change America with totally new humanitarian thinking and policies in 2008, not only America hailed him, the world at large told h...

  • Worsening Trends in Global Arms Transfers

    By Chandra Muzaffar   The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has in its 2011 Report highlighted trends in global arms transfers which any sane human being would describe as "worsening." SIPRI shows t...

  • Soldiers or Assassins? The Ugly Face of Neo-Imperialism

    It was cold-blooded to a fault. The assassination of 16 innocent Afghans in the middle of the night on March 11, in the village of Panjwai, outside a well-fortified US military base in Afghanistan was carried out with methodical precision by a ...

  • Changes in the Middle East to force Israel to seek peace

    By M. Azhar Ali Khan Ottawa: Visiting American Jewish scholar Dr. Norman Finkelstein brought a surprise message to Canadians on his recent tour – that there is now a real possibility of a just peace in the Middle East. This differs fr...

  • Is Obama bluffing on Iran or calling the Israeli bluff?

    How pitifully vulnerable a US President can be-especially one in an election year as this one-vis-à-vis Israel and its powerful supporters in US is well manifested in President Obama’s desperate bid to stay on the right side of the...

  • US, India should rethink Israel

    By Arshi Khan It is a very painful and tragic moment in the world today where an extremely aggressive and expansionist country like Israel is trying to dictate its terms to the US Government which is the product of the mandate of the Ame...

  • US is Testing Pakistani Nerves in Balochistan

    The US policy in relation to Pakistan-from the moment Pakistan succumbed to Washington’s blatant arm twisting under its erstwhile cavalier military dictator, General Pervez Musharraf, on the heels of George W. Bush’s so-called &lsqu...

  • Israel, Iran, true lies and conspiracies

    By Shobhan Saxena In Oliver Stone’s JFK, Kevin Costner, playing an attorney who wants to dig out the truth behind President Kennedy’s assassination, meets X, a former CIA operative, to know who really pulled the trigger on JFK.&...

  • Wheels of Justice Catching up with Rogue Politicians in Pakistan

    Justice delayed, as they say according to an old adage, is justice denied. In Pakistan, which claims to be an Islamic Republic and where the Qur'an is supposed to be the font of all jurisprudence and law-making, justice has been both delaye...

  • The US monopolises the right to trample on others’ rights

    Only the US is roguish enough to potentially cross any lines - red or otherwise. Should Iran behave the way the US political administration conducts itself, the US would have called it illegal, illegitimate, and immoral acts and programmes that...

  • 'Majority of Gitmo prisoners innocent'

    Wednesday, 11 January 2012, was probably just another day for the inmates of Guantanamo Bay. They may not even know that people around the world are campaigning for them. But as far afield as London, demonstrations are held to demand the releas...

  • Pakistan's Woes Have American Overtones

    Ask a Pakistani to describe the country’s mounting raft of problems in one sentence, and his answer would be: it’s all about a letter. The letter in reference is the one the present government in power in Islamabad is required, ...

  • Will The US Accept The Islamists?

    Hosni Mubarak and other Arab leaders relied for decades on a straightforward mantra: “It’s me or the Islamists.” American presidents and other Western leaders shuddered at the word “Islamists” and embraced their Am...

  • Racism, Capitalism, And Zionism Are The Worst Cancers

    By Dr. Sawraj Singh   Hugo Chavez, aged 57, has hinted that America can somehow be responsible for the cancers affecting the leftist leaders in Latin America. He had colon cancer and now claims that he is free of cancer, after being ...