Modi Should Denounce Sectarian Violence in India

October 27, 2015

Sikhs across the globe are up in arms over sectarian violence in India and are calling on Prime Minister Modi to respond. On October 14 in Punjab, northern India, violence erupted amid a peaceful protest. The protesters were Sikh, from a religion native to the region but with followers all over...

Time for Iraq to Take Responsibility (Part 2/2)

January 29, 2014

Blaming foreign influences and a lack of introspection has dogged Iraq’s history for far too long. Leading to the second point, US foreign policy, while misguided in several instances, is not a decisive cause of Iraq’s failing democracy. Even arguments made...

Time for Iraq to Take Responsibility (Part 1/2)

January 26, 2014

Blaming foreign influences and a lack of introspection has dogged Iraq’s history for far too long. Any window of opportunity that may exist for the Iraqi military to execute a full assault on the city of Fallujah appears to be closing. The US Congress has a grip – albeit a...

Blood On Their Hands: Sectarianism in Egypt?

June 28, 2013

Egypt has a problem with those who use Islam as a tool for their own goals. Egypt does not have a sectarian problem on the ground. It has a problem with those who use Islam as a tool for their own ends; I call them Islamists. The biggest problem Egypt has with Islamists is that they have a very...