Harbir Singh

  • The citizens of the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union. A tortured scream of woe has escaped the global left. Spiteful references to nationalism and populism are flying thick. Those who voted “Leave” are being described as “those left behind by ...

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  • Many years ago, when Europe was facing the problem of Islamist radicalization in its ghettos, the US stood out for how well integrated its Muslim population was. The US had set high barriers for non-family immigration and most of those coming to the US had to demonstrate a strong investment in ...

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  • The charade of Indo-Pak peace talks begins again.  Once again Pakistan displays its Machiavellian mastery of forcing large democracies to sit at the table with it, when it has historically proven itself to be antagonistic to their interests. One must laud Pakistan’s skill at this game. ...

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  • A commentator from South Asia who has tried to understand the psyche and motivations of Pakistan with some success may be utterly unfamiliar with the wider Islamic world, but ISIS will not be unfamiliar because ISIS speaks a radical form of the same language one hears from hyper-nationalists. The ...

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  • Could I be charged with sedition for writing this piece? That question loomed as I pondered what to say about the Aamir Khan kerfuffle. It is appalling that the citizens of a proud democracy may risk sedition charges, as Aamir Khan does, for merely voicing their opinion on the state of political ...

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  • Again I hear talk everywhere that Islamist terrorism is a reaction to Western imperialism.  It’s supposedly got nothing to do with radical Islamists.  I have to wonder if why Korea and Vietnam didn't start pumping terrorists into the world as an aftermath of the horrendous wars ...

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