Archive for 'International Affairs'

The American Elections – You have no choice, Have whatever you choose

The American Elections – You have no choice, Have whatever you choose

Dr. Reza Pankhurst If there was any doubt remaining – the Presidential debate on foreign policy served to confirm the bi-partisan agreement on America’s role in the Middle East (and beyond). A promise of seemingly unconditional [...]

Obama-Romney Debate Highlights: Muslims Bad, Drones Good, Business as usual

Obama-Romney Debate Highlights: Muslims Bad, Drones Good, Business as usual

The final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on October 22 highlighted the cross-party consensus on foreign policy that is a feature of successive administrations, particularly with regards to interests in the Middle East. [...]

My Student, the “Terrorist” – essential reading on American justice for “terror” suspects

My Student, the “Terrorist” – essential reading on American justice for “terror” suspects

In light of the British court decision to permit the extradition of 5 Muslims to the United States, the following article outlines the treatment and justice they are likely to face going forward.    Pale and [...]

Beyond the Mursi Effect – Holding the Egyptian President to Account

Beyond the Mursi Effect – Holding the Egyptian President to Account

Ali Harfouch Debate, discussion, and consultation are essential if Islamic activists are to draw and develop and elucidate a programme of liberation for the Muslim world following the tumultuous revolutions which toppled the long-standing Arab despots. [...]

Obama preaches hollow Western values at UN

Obama preaches hollow Western values at UN

Shafiul Haq “… freedom and self-determination are not unique to one culture. These are not simply American values or Western values – they are universal values… I know there are some who ask why we don’t [...]

French Cartoons – Baiting Muslims and Islam as a fundamental principle of the Republic?

French Cartoons – Baiting Muslims and Islam as a fundamental principle of the Republic?

The deliberate provocation goes on. Charlie Hebdo published cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammad in what will be considered by Muslims worldwide as a further gratuitous affront to Islam. The magazine has previous form in incitement, when [...]