ISIS takes credit for any terror attack, and folks who would flunk a test on Middle East politics are quick to claim they are ISIS loyalists, to make themselves feel bigger than they really are.
It's time to strike up the band and break out the champagne because on September 22nd Mercury retrograde is officially over. Say hallelujah! The plan...
For the past several years, an increasing number of 'foodies', non-profits, government officials and others have explored tackling food waste, yet at every meeting or conference I've attended, one key player was left out of the discussion--the faith community.
Donald J. Trump released his long-awaited medical records (if we can call them that) this week on the 'Dr. Oz Show'. In true showmanship manner, he got precisely what he wanted: intense media hype, suspense, high ratings and most importantly - control of the narrative.
I would like to begin this paper by highlighting a quotation of one of my beloved philosophers, the excommunicated Jew, Baruch Spinoza. He said, "Do not weep. Do not wax indignant. Understand." To understand Islamic Terrorism, these tips will take you to the heart of the issue. They try to break stereotypes and provide the reader, whether Muslim or non-Muslim with some key ideas for further study.
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was at home in Washington, D.C., and listening to the news on NPR when I heard the first confusing report of a plane crashing into the World Trade Center's North Tower.
With no official documentation publicly available, latest cease-fire negotiated by the US and Russia has been criticized as unusually vague, nontransparent, and weak.
Women shouldn't have to choose between liberty and safety -- we should have both unconditionally.
It's become common to see headlines like, "Trump supporters really are deeply hostile to Muslims and nonwhites," which is deplorable. We think it's time everyone calmed down.
This piece was first published in the Newark Star Ledger on September 19, 2001. It is as relevant today as it was then, only eight days after the henious attacks on the World Trade Centers
The common denominator that we share here is our love for God, our neighbor, and God's Earth, and our refusal to bow down to the tyranny of fear that threatens to envelop the world in warfare and other violence.
With the dawn of Eid-Al-Adha rising upon many countries around the world, Muslims everywhere are jubilant for the feasting that is about to take place. However, millions of Muslims and onlookers of the Feast of the Sacrifice are less enthusiastic about this Islamic tradition that has been celebrated for many generations.
American policymakers share a concern that the Saudi government, Saudi charities, and wealthy Saudi individuals continue to promote extremism around t...
I should say at the outset that much of what follows flows not from my own scholarship but from conversations with learned friends, Wikipedia and Isl...
Where are we in the years after September 11th? Has there been any improvement?
Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who enjoys the final say on Iran's domestic and foreign policies, has repeatedly labeled any opposition...