Conflict in Gaza: Democracy’s moral recession

Unless we wake up and change course very soon, there may be no difference left between democracy and terrorism – and that will be the ultimate victory for terrorism. [Read more...]

Terrorism in India: The messages from Mumbai

The Saudis have succeeded in reducing terror through dialogue and re-education of youth. In Iraq, the US won over the Iraqis who had joined Al Qaeda through dialogue and political and monetary incentives. Why can’t the same creative approach be brought to South Asia? [Read more...]

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...]

Election 2008: Mavericks: Action without thought

Peggy Noonan, a strong supporter of Gov. Sarah Palin, gushed in the Wall Street Journal that Palin “is not a person of thought but of action.” Action without thought – that is what we will get if we put McCain and Palin in the White House. [Read more...]

Terrorism in Pakistan: Celebrating Ramadan, jihadi style

In the month of Ramadan, when even frowning is undesirable, some Muslims with poisoned minds have chosen to murder and maim indiscriminately. [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...]