The West’s First Jihad Experiment

By NADEEM F. PARACHA. Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, May 29th, 2016 In his 2005 book, America and Unrest in the Muslim World, veteran ideologue of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI), Professor Khurshid Ahmad, wrote that the policy of siding with Western powers… Continue Reading

What Israel Is Up To in Jerusalem

by Ran HaCohen, October 19, 2015 Once again, war atmosphere in Israel. In television day and night nothing but Palestinians stabbing, hurling, burning; current footage is recycled ad nauseam, and, a second before vomiting, reminders from previous Intifadas are aired, to… Continue Reading

Acts of Extremism Are Not Exclusive to One Religion

by Gage Counts February 5, 2015   There is no religion in world history that has been immune from acts of violence being done in its name. In 1948, Zionists massacred Palestinians at Deir Yassin. Responding to the massacre, Menachem… Continue Reading

The Dogs of Holy War

…..The framers of the U.S. Constitution insisted on separation of church and state for a number of reasons. Premier among them was to prevent a self-proclaimed unitary executive from exploiting misplaced religious fervor to wage unnecessary and ill-advised wars. That the leading candidates of what has become America’s War Party would fall all over each other invoking God and Islamo-fabulism as the pillars of their foreign policy platforms is not unexpected, but it is disheartening to watch the country Abraham Lincoln called mankind’s “last best hope” devolve into a postmodern incarnation of the old world at its worst (Excuse me, great nations coming through!).

If we’re not very careful, our politicians will deliver unto us a brave new world of war everlasting with victory just around the corner forever and ever, amen. And if you really think more theo-conservative doctrine can solve our present cornucopia of foreign policy fiascos, please consider this: mankind has been praying for peace for as long as it has been fighting wars, which is about as long as there has been a mankind….. Continue Reading