World War II


Experience in Egypt and Japan

Egypt's 2011 experience thus far has evidently been a great revolutionary one. Without doubt, the country has faced insurmountable challenges, succeeding in parts and erring in others.

Gaza Flotilla: Dr Ahmed Yousef IV On Breaking the Seige

Gaza Flotilla: Interview with Dr Ahmed Yousef, Secretary General, The House of Wisdom Institution for Conflict Resolution and Governance, and past-President of the Committee for Breaking the Siege

El Erian: Parliament Will Decide the Fate of Peace Treaty with Israel, not MB

Yearning for what was senior Muslim Brotherhood chairman Dr. Essam el Erian stated that the real reason behind the Palestinian-Israeli conflict was that Israel was unjustly punishing the Palestinians for

Palestine and the fate of the United Nations

The United Nations celebrated its 65th birthday (1945 to 2010) on 24 October 2010.

America and the Dictators: From Ngo Dinh Diem to Hamid Karzai

The Obama administration’s devolving relations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul is also an eerie summary of relations between the Kennedy administration and South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem

Watching Innocent Iraqis Die

The next time CNN’s Wolf Blitzer boasts about George W. Bush’s “successful surge” in Iraq or Newsweek hails “Victory at Last,” you should think of the video released by

A History of Western Involvement in the Middle East in One Lesson

"The Middle East" is a largely western invention, from its leaders to its forms of government to its national boundaries, and even in some degree to its cultures.

Weapons of War

White Phosphorus gained worldwide notoriety during the initial bombing campaign by the United States in Iraq and in the Falluja operation in the fall of 2004.

Defeating Islamists at the Ballot

A dilemma for Washington is that whenever the United States pushes for elections in the Middle East and Muslim countries, Islamist parties often perform well, even better than liberal, nationalist,

A Eurocentric Problem

In order to obscure Western Europe’s extensive debt to the Islamicate, they devalued the birth of new cultural formations in western Europe in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, flowing from