Temple University Owes Marc Lamont Hill an Apology

Because I have a long and complicated history with Temple University, I have closely followed the story of the backlash against Temple Professor Marc...

Precarious times for Lebanon

The situation in Lebanon is worrisome. Since May, political impasse persists as the prime minister-designate fails to form a cabinet. The economy worsens; national...

Palestinian Solidarity: Is South Africa in the Driver’s Seat?

Recent events in South Africa have had a profoundly positive impact on Palestine.It may not be music for this country's pro-Israel lobby but certainly...

Piercing the Antisemitism veil by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA)

How has the recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment impacted Palestinian solidarity?Whilst the legal fraternity studies its ramifications, rights groups have welcomed the...

Fears of Population Explosion in Pakistan

Chief Justice (CJ) of our country, Pakistan, honorable Mian Saqib Nisar has raised this question "Is the country capable of supporting seven children per...

Turning a Corner

US supporters of Israel are in a bind: public opinion is changing; there are more actors publicly challenging Israel; and the crude, heavy-handed tactics...

Israel’s new war of attrition on Jerusalem’s Palestinians

Czech president Milos Zeman offered Benjamin Netanyahu's ultra-nationalist government a fillip during his visit to Israel last week. He inaugurated a cultural and trade...

What It Means That Hillary Clinton Might Run for President in...

Twenty-five years ago -- when I wrote a book titled "False Hope: The Politics of Illusion in the Clinton Era" -- I didn't expect...

Prosecution of Muslims in China – World Needs Attention

The ancestry of Chinese Muslims goes back to the time of the 3rd Caliph in Islam, Usman Ibn Affan in 651 when he sent...

Hanukkah is not hypocrisy

On the eve of Chanukah, December 2nd, the New York Times chose to publish an article entitled "The Hypocrisy of Hanukkah" by Michael David...

Yemen, Poisoned Water, and a Green New Deal

While U.N. figures suggest that it would take 1% of U.S. military spending to provide the world with clean drinking water, the United States could end...

Pakistan should cancel all its debt

Political, legal, economic, moral, environmental and religious justifications and arguments have been provided for canceling all debt by the internationally renowned economists like Toussaint...

George H. W. Bush – the man and his legacy

Former U.S. President George Herbert Walker Bush died late Friday on November 30, 2018, in his home in Houston. He was 94. He was...

American Racism is in the Open, So Is the Fight Against...

I was having lunch this week with an Arab friend and before long, as expected, the conversation turned to Donald Trump, the impact he...

The Guardian escalates its vilification of Julian Assange

It is welcome that finally there has been a little pushback, including from leading journalists, to the Guardian's long-running vilification of Julian Assange, the...

Democratic Party “Leadership” Is Upside Down

When Democrats take control of the House in early January, they'll have two kinds of leadership -- one from the top of the party's...

For his own good, Saudi Crown Prince must seek graceful exit...

The civil war in Yemen is essentially a sectarian and tribal conflict but Riyadh has made its neighbors' troubles worse by meddling in their...

Tyranny against Humanity: Human Rights and Global Politics

The tyranny of human rights violations - planned and alleged goes unabated across the globe. Late American historian Howard Zinn must have sensed the...

Beijing’s Deplorable Targeting of Uyghur Muslims is an Attack on Islam

No matter how often officials of China deny or refute reports of state-sponsored targeting of Uyghur (also spelled as Uighur) Muslims, the evidence for...

A Reminder on the Essence of Genuine Leadership

Elections are held in many parts of our globe for a plethora of reasons – from electing the head of an organization (including but...