Abid Mustafa

  • So once again Americans find their government on the brink of attacking another Muslim country after having already waged war against Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen and Libya in the past decade or so. However, this is not the first time the US has intervened in Syria. In October 2008, ...

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  • “As much as official Washington hopes it can muddle through Egypt’s prolonged transition with its interests intact, the American position in Egypt will change and it will wane.”– Steven A. Cook In the aftermath of Morsi’s ouster, three issues were widely debated, ...

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  • The US and the West are not waiting for the opposition to restructure politically or to possess military discipline, but are waiting to see clearly who will win and when in Syria. While waiting though, they lose both in Syria and in the region" (Ufuk Ulutaş).If at the outset of the Syrian conflict ...

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  • If anyone would like to know what World War III looks like they have to look no further than Syria. If one has doubt that the war in Syria does qualify to be called a world war, then they should scrutinise a couple of definitions for the term “world war”. According to the online free ...

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  • On April 20, 2013, the anti-terrorist court in Islamabad declared that the former dictator and ex-Army Chief, Pervez Musharraf, is to be held on judicial remand for 14 days, after which he is to reappear in court to answer for the illegal detention of judges in 2007. Earlier, the former general's ...

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  • Lately, Iran has made headline news in a variety of ways. The Jewish entity regards Iran as an existential threat, the West continues to fret over its nuclear programme, the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) bitterly complains about Tehran's interference in Bahrain and Yemen, and Syrians blame Iranian ...

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  • Ever since assuming the office of the presidency, Mohammed Morsi has worked resolutely to portray himself as a moderate Islamist working independent of American influence for the betterment of Egypt and the region. But beneath the veneer of Islamic rhetoric surrounding his domestic and foreign ...

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  • America has just spent $6 billion dollars on the most expensive election in US history to re-elect the man that will give them more of the same. Despite the rhetoric of ‘change, or ‘moving forward’, nothing has really changed. Obama through his victory speech tried his best to ...

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  • “The West has already failed in Afghanistan, just as the Soviets failed in the 1980s and the British way back in the nineteenth century.”– John HumphrysAfter having fought for more than a decade in Afghanistan, America has yet to show any considerable gains for its brutal ...

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  • Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing Norwegian extremist who admitted killing 77 people, used court appearances to demand a “medal of honour” for slaying the “traitors”, who had facilitated "Islamic colonisation”. He also vehemently denounced multiculturalism and ...

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  • “.......the UN emerged chiefly as a result of an agreement among the great powers led at that time by Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin. They concluded that the founding of a world organisation was in the interests of their respective states. One should ask why they concluded this and then ...

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  • Most of the obstacles children face today are linked to the belief among adults that the prime duty of the individual is to make the most of their own life, rather than contribute to the good of others.......excessive individualism is causing a range of problems for children, including high family ...

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  • As oil rich South Sudan becomes independent, there are increasing signs that the West, especially America is spearheading efforts to either dismember some Muslim countries or subtly instigate regime change in others. The incessant Western media evangelism about the promotion of freedom and ...

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  • On December 27, 2008 the Jewish state launched a savage assault on Gaza city, which left 255 people dead and over 700 injured. Almost half of those killed were women and children. Israeli military officials confirmed that more than 100 tons of bombs were dropped on Gaza within a span of few hours. ...

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  • On the October 26, 2008 four US helicopters flew 8 kilometres into Syria from Iraq, and attacked a farm compound in Eastern Syria. The operation led by US Special Forces killed eight people including four children and Al-Qaeda operative Abu Ghadiya. Immediately after the raid, the Syrian regime ...

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  • Ever since America gained Georgia via the Rose Revolution in 2003, and then cemented her influence in parts of Ukraine through the Orange Revolution in 2004, Russia's antagonism towards American influence in the post-soviet space has grown immensely. The conflagration between the two erstwhile ...

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  • In the latest bout of West's defamation of Islam, an obscure writer Sherry Jones succeeded in the publication of her book Jewel of Medina, despite vehement protests from Muslim groups around the world. Once again Muslims are expected to subscribe to West's notion of freedom of expression and ...

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  • After almost eight years of military rule, Pakistan faces a myriad of challenges that threaten its very existence. American threats of unilateral action in the tribal area, Indian backed insurrection in Balochistan, a dramatic increase in suicide blasts, and the economy in tatters are some of ...

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