Day: April 16, 2014

The Barbary Wars, Jefferson and the Quran

Oxfordislamstudies: The Barbary Wars In 1786, while Jefferson was serving as the United States Ambassador to France, the issue of piracy in the Mediterranean became the most serious economic threat to the newly established United States. Independence from Great Britain had had economic consequences abroad. This was before international law had established protections […]

Solutions for Pakistan

By Saeed Qureshi Unlike Saudi Arabia and Iran Pakistan is not a religious but a nation state. It should be liberated from socio-religious taboos that hinder its progress and development like other developed nations around the world. It was Mr. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (ZAB), who switched Pakistan then relatively a […]

American Muslims are becoming thought, cultural leaders and reviving perspectives on religious inclusion

Rabia Chaudry     TIME History is witness to a time past when the Islamic civilization produced globally unparallelled architecture, literature, science, philosophy, theological discourse, and cultural influences – influences so strong it made European nobles want to dress like Muslims. Critics of Islam and Muslims scoff at this romanticism, […]

How Muslims Helped Cause the American Revolution

Lostislamichistory.com: Today’s American political landscape can be quite a confusing and frightening place. The ideas of the Founding Fathers are commonly cited as the foundation of the nation. The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are seen as the infallible documents on which American life are based. Freedom, democracy, and […]

video shows large al Qaeda meeting

Source:CNN Washington (CNN) — A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years. And the CIA and the Pentagon either didn’t know about it or couldn’t get a drone there in time to strike. U.S. officials won’t comment on that, but every […]

video shows large al Qaeda meeting

Source:CNN Washington (CNN) — A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years. And the CIA and the Pentagon either didn’t know about it or couldn’t get a drone there in time to strike. U.S. officials won’t comment on that, but every […]

Putin warns of Ukraine ‘civil war’

Source: Asia Times: Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that Ukraine is “on the verge of civil war”, speaking to German Chancellor Angela Merkel after Ukrainian armed forces retook control of a military air base in the east of the country, part of an action the White House described as […]

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