Day: June 29, 2013

If it’s like father, like son, Qatar’s Emir Tamim will certainly be no pushover – The nation he built is a flea which happily bites any great power that gets in its way

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani is nobody’s fool. The Emir of Qatar did not step down in favour of his son Tamim because of his health, although a gastric bypass operation had drastically reduced his weight. So much had his appearance changed – so much […]

Problems of the Second Generation: To be Young, Muslim, and American

By: Peter Skerry The Boston Marathon bombings highlighted, once again, the challenges of assimilating Muslim youth. And while the onus of accountability ought not rest exclusively on Muslim Americans, it understandably weighs most heavily on them. Indeed, any fair-minded assessment of recent events must underscore the inadequacies of Muslim-American leaders. […]