War on Women: Forced Sex in the Name of Religion (Part 1/2)

October 21, 2013

Sex jihad should be taken seriously and demands a thorough investigation. This is the first of a two part series. Jihad in Islam is the call to fight and go to war and be ready to die for the victory of Islam against the enemy, who is defined as an infidel. The call for Jihad is seen, by some...

Sunni vs Shi’a: The Middle East Chessboard (Part 2/2)

September 06, 2013

Hostility between Sunnis and Shi’as has taken on an increasingly political core. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. This being said, gauging from personal interactions with many people hailing from both sects as well as the world of Twitter and Facebook, there is...

Objection, There is Nothing Prevalent About Sectarianism in Syria

July 08, 2013

A "Sunni-Shi’ite" discord does not lie at the core of the Syrian conflict. In attempting to shed light on the increasingly complex developments in Syria, more and more analyses, such as Dr. Josef Olmert’s article for Fair Observer in May 2013, have placed sectarianism at...