In a sign of deep political tension within theTaliban, a collection of religious leaders in the group’s headquarters in Pakistan
Some say that expanding trade with Iran will somehow make it kindlier. They said that about Germany before World War I and China now. Nations have other reasons besides economics to be nasty -- for instance, paranoia, power for the sake of power and religion.
If you are not sure where you stand on the Iran deal, I made a handy flowchart to help you figure it out.
What will happen following the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 countries, both in the event of success and in the event of failure? Failure will not lead to a war because Washington's strategy does not involve that.
When will the Pakistani masses realize that exploiting Islam to recreate the glory of past Caliphates and to justify the subjugation of religious minorities is based on a supremacist ideology born out of immense inferiority complex and colonial baggage?
What can we do while a ruthless Iran intensifies the pace of its efforts to acquire nukes and to silence internal opposition?
Neda, I met you on video like the millions of people around the world this past weekend. In your silence, you have spoken to me louder than any voice ever has screaming for liberty and justice.
The Religious Right has been awash in anti-democratic (even anti-American) religious ideologues for the better part of 40 years.
By Isobel Coleman and Masuda Sultan This is particularly true in the southern and eastern parts of the country, where the
Hardline Saudi clerics have called on the government to ban women from appearing on television and to prohibit their images