Archive for 'International Affairs'
Qasim Asad The recent horrific chemical weapons attack in Syria left at least 355 people dead and over 3600 displaying neurotoxic symptoms. The attacks have sparked worldwide condemnation from ordinary citizens across the world but also [...]
Jeremy R. Hammond On Wednesday, August 14, the Egyptian military perpetrated its third massacre of protesters since it overthrew the democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi in a coup d’etat. The attack occurred in Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adaweya and Nahda squares, where demonstrators [...]
Jack A. Smith There is an obvious connection between the first summit conference attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama in California June 7-8 and Obama’s major speech two weeks earlier redefining the [...]
The ‘Blair narrative’ is not new but dates back to the beginning of the so-called “war of terror.” It effectively shifts the blame off Western foreign policy—something for which the former British Prime Minister became detested [...]
The commemoration of Anzac Day is meant to signify the Anzac spirit. For Muslims living in Australia, however, the Anzac spirit has quite a different meaning to the official version coined by war historian C.E.W. Bean [...]
The following is a statement by researcher Mohammad Mathee regarding the alleged destruction of manuscripts in Timbuktu, Mali. “I work as a researcher on the Timbuktu manuscripts once part of the UCT-Tombouctou Manuscripts Project though based [...]