The Myth of the Islamic State

FP: ISIS’ declaration of an Islamic State begs a fundamental question: When and how did that concept become a part of the political vocabulary of Muslim societies? After all, the idea hasn’t been around forever, and its popularity has waxed and waned over time. In fact, its emergence and popularity […]

Anti-Muslim campaign rhetoric endangers US, says secretary of Homeland Security

WASHINGTON–(Reuters) – Harsh rhetoric about Muslims by Republican candidates in the U.S. presidential election campaign is undermining national security efforts, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Tuesday. Asked about comments by Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, Johnson told MSNBC in an interview that singling out a specific […]

I will not apologize!

Nov 22, 2015 Khaled Almaeena Khaled Almaeena The Paris attacks that killed 130 people and injured hundreds of others are still capturing headlines. They also occupy the top spot in social media the world over. The attack came days after suicide bombers blew up about 40 people in a Beirut […]

Inderjit Singh Mukker, Chicago-Area Sikh, Allegedly Attacked And Called ‘Terrorist,’ ‘Bin Laden’

Huff Post: by Idrija Bose — An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally attacked and allegedly called a “terrorist” and “Bin Laden” in Chicago on Tuesday, Sikh advocacy groups report. The incident occurred just days before the 14th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Charges have yet to be filed, but police are […]