Understanding the Rohingya crisis through the lens of a US-China Cold War

As the ongoing genocide against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar gains increasing media attention, pundits and laymen alike must understand the current crisis from the...

Undying terror finds ways to resurrect: Is this really the end of Daesh?

Journalist Ramzy Baroud says that it is time to face the ugly truth: Terrorism emanates from Western military interventionism, and the brutality and humiliation...

British military connections take far-right terror threat to a whole new level

This week’s arrest of four serving British soldiers suspected of being members of a banned far-right group should alert authorities to the real terror...

We need to talk about Catholic extremism and violence

Blogger and PHD student João Silva Jordão argues that organised Catholicism is instrumental in spreading religious extremism and violence. It is all too common for...

The state of the Ummah in light of Prophet Muhammad’s farewell message

Jahangir Mohammed reflects on the Prophet Muhammad's farewell sermon in light of the condition of the Muslim Ummah today.  As millions of Muslims gathered on...

The “liberation” of Mosul and the future of a post-ISIS Iraq

Dr Anas Altikriti is the CEO and founder of the Cordoba Foundation. You can follow him on Twitter @anasaltikriti   Dr Anas Altikriti questions whether Mosul...

The clash of civilisations is real, and I’ve picked a side

White supremacy is one of the greatest evils of the world, and knowing its history will help us identify its manifestations in our communities,...

The Islamic concept of hijab is a force to be reckoned with

With feminism's continued failure to articulate a coherent concept of womanhood, the hijab provides a refreshing alternative in how women in the West can...

Saudi wooing of Iraqi Shia leaders not credible without radical change of strategy

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan says Saudi Arabia’s opening to Iraqi Shia leaders is aimed at weakening Iran’s influence in the region. It came...

Conflating terrorism with extremism: Legal clarity on Prevent duty

The conflation between "terrorism" and "extremism" is a common theme in the discourse surrounding national security, which is resulting in a confused understanding of...
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