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The Ottoman Caliphate and its European legacy (1/4)
In the first part of a four part series, Muhammad Jilani discusses the motivations of the Ottoman caliphs. The Caliphate system has left its mark on history, but contrary to a basic view of history, the Caliphate [...]
Is US intervention in Syria justified?
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 [...]
A Criticism of Derivatives
Idries de Vries There can be no debate that derivatives are amongst root causes for the Global Financial Crisis of 2007 – 2008, arguably the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression that has kept most [...]
The Rational Market Myth: Armageddon Without Nukes
Paul Craig Roberts One of the myths of economics is that markets are rational. Theories are based on this assumption, and the belief that markets are rational fuels the argument against regulation. The market response to [...]
Syria, Saudi, Hezbollah and Cairo: the Politics of Sectarianism
Dr. Reza Pankhurst “…it is not Assad and his allies alone who are benefitting from framing the uprising as a sectarian one” However well intentioned, the gathering of a number of Islamic scholars and preachers at [...]
Woolwich and the Muslim Response
Assed Baig The murder in Woolwich has shocked everyone, no one was prepared for such a killing on the streets of the UK. The response has been of disgust and condemnation. This incident has raised some [...]