Why Is Netanyahu Afraid of Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar?

August 20, 2019

At first, I didn’t believe it when someone said last week that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had backtracked on his agreement to let US Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib visit Israel and the Palestinian Territories. After all, they are members of Congress and the...

Donald Trump: The Biggest Coward of Them All

July 22, 2019

On Sunday, July 14, in a series of tweets, US President Donald Trump told four “Progressive Democrat Congresswomen” —  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Presley and Rashida Tlaib — “to go back and fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.”...

Who’s the Liar: Ilhan Omar or Mike Pompeo?

May 06, 2019

Mike Pompeo wants Americans to understand two essential things: what he and John Bolton have to say about Venezuela is true and his skillset includes the art of lying, cheating and stealing. The US-supported coup attempt in Venezuela has failed. Even US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recognizes...

Nancy Pelosi’s Misplaced Act of Reverence

April 18, 2019

She may now be playing a key role in resolving Brexit, but Nancy Pelosi hasn’t quite understood the reality of Islamophobia or even of recent American history. Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House of Representatives, was unhappy with the fact that US President Donald Trump attacked her...

Democrats and Republicans Agree to “Honor the Tropes”

February 14, 2019

Washington has fallen in love with a new insult designed to protect the interests of one of their favorite lobbies. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary has elected the word “trope” as the most abused word of the week. Here is a selection of its repetitive use: Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic...

Ilhan Omar Feels the Heat over AIPAC Tweet

February 12, 2019

Is the crime of criticizing Israel and the AIPAC lobby an open and shut case in the US? A new controversy around anti-Semitism in politics has blown up in America. The story began with complaints concerning a new member of Congress, Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, a young...

Two Muslim Women Have Been Elected to Congress

November 09, 2018

The presence of Muslim-American women in Congress is a rare opportunity, and Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar should make their voices heard. History has been made in America. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar will be the first Muslim women to serve in the US Congress. The 2018 midterm elections saw a...