US Elections: Our troubled political journey

In the 2008 US Presidential election, American Muslims have no alternative but to vote for Barack Obama. They should do so with an understanding of what has been achieved in the political sphere – and what has not. [Read more…]

Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf: A prelude to chaos?

General Pervez Musharraf’s 1999 military coup was celebrated on the streets in Pakistan and was seen as a coup against Washington, backed on latent anti-Americanism. Not surprisingly, his resignation as President is being seen the same way. [Read more…]

US/Muslim world relations: The US-Pakistan tango

The tangled relationship between Washington and Islamabad has its roots in shortsighted strategies on both sides. But it’s still better to be strong allies than adversaries. [Read more…]

Narendra Modi's US Visit: American Business & genocide linked again?

Perhaps “Hotel Gujarat”, a film about genocide in India, will open with a shot of Narendra Modi being honored by the Asian American Hotel Owners association. [Read more…]

Islam In The West: The threat of internal extremism

The struggle for acceptance of Islam and Muslims in the West cannot be divorced from the acceptance of the West within its Muslim communities. [Read more…]