Afghan women: Pawns of war and peace

Unless the international community recognizes its responsibility to fulfill its commitments to Afghan women, marginalization and banishment will once again reappear. [Read more…]

US-Pakistan relations: The shadows of hate

For Pakistanis, the strained relationship between Pakistan and the United States conceals another reality where assaults on young girls and killings of labourers must be overlooked and erased from public consciousness. [Read more…]

US-Pakistan relations: Tragedy of two countries

It has been a time of competing tragedies, where the epitaphs of those killed that September morning a decade ago must rival the body count of those slain to avenge them. [Read more…]

Nuclear Pakistan: Curse of the bomb

What has the bomb, so unconditionally loved, really given Pakistan? As long as Pakistanis continue to rely on conspiracy to rationalise the collage of military failures and cling to denial and delusion the curse of the bomb will not be revealed. [Read more…]

Demise of bin Laden: Death and deliverance

As a Muslim American, I cannot help but hope that the closure afforded by the death of an evil man, can afford some much needed deliverance to a community unfairly scrutinized and unduly targeted [Read more…]

Internment: The experience of Japanese-Americans in WWII resonates

Muslim Americans burdened by stereotypes must draw strength from the perseverance of Japanese-Americans, whose love of country survived even the most hurtful trials. [Read more…]