Examining 9/11 and America’s ‘War on Terrorism’

The threat of ‘Islamic terrorists’ was the cornerstone of the Bush administration’s military doctrine, used as a pretext to invade Afghanistan and Iraq.

“American Society would Collapse if it weren’t for these Eight Myths”

In order to enforce an illogical, immoral system, the corrupt rulers—most of the time—don’t need guns and tear gas.

Fewer Muslims have been Admitted to the United States Under the Trump Administration

Visa-approvals in the US for immigrants from the world’s 48 majority-Muslim countries plummeted 30 percent since 2016.

Did Certain Foreign Governments Facilitate the 9/11 Attacks?

Some thirteen years after the event, the shadow of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in Manhattan and the Pentagon still darkens our world.

My Thoughts: “It’s My Life!”

A poem about life, by Mirza Yawar Baig.

Empire of Destruction: ‘Precision Warfare? Don’t Make Me Laugh!’

While no one would deny the destructive potential of great imperial powers historically, the American empire of destruction may be unique.

The New Gilded Age Contains the Seeds of Its Own Collapse

Though the rich have successfully controlled the U.S. political economy since the Reagan era, at some point the populist backlash will swell enough… more »

Living Islam: Between Indifference and Extremism (Part 2)

The challenge before us is to kick out both laxity and extremism in our midst, and to lead a moderate life obeying Allah… more »

Crises Worthy and Otherwise: Terror Scare Vs. Climate Change

In today’s vicious world, if deviant threats don’t exist, they need to be invented, for the people must have a bogeyman to fear… more »

How Islam Will Change Russia (Part-2)

Over the long term, strategic planners will have to take into consideration Russia’s rising Islamic identity and its possible impact on foreign policy.… more »

How Islam Will Change Russia-1

This is one of the several articles that was prepared for a (dream) project in the USA called “Russia in Decline.” While Russia… more »

Human Psychology: The Delusion ‘I Am Not Responsible’

One of the details to be learned by understanding human psychology is how a person’s unconscious fear works in a myriad of ways.

What is Happening to the US?

The political disruption that both Europe and the United States are experiencing is an ominous warning.

The West is Manufacturing Muslim Monsters

Who should be blamed for Muslim Terrorism? What role do ISIS/AlQaeda play?

Islamophobia – Some Common places

Islamophobia is no more than contemporary racism with a strong classist and sexist component.

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