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‘Jihadi Cool': It’s Not Your Father’s Britain

james foley

As Britain – and all of the West for that matter – twists itself into pretzels trying not to give offense to the descendants of those it once colonized or otherwise dominated, Islam unabashedly seeks to rule the world. Read More »

Washington’s Kool-Aid Cups Runneth Over

A Obama Dumb 2 Scaled 350

Well, it finally happened. Both sides of the aisle in Washington have lost all perspective, not to mention what little, if any, common sense any of them might still retain. Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner have each astonishingly announced their support of Obama’s request to Congress to intervene in the Syrian civil war, a move that makes no sense and ... Read More »

Book Review: ‘Music, Culture & Conflict In Mali’ by Andy Morgan

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A perspective on the uprisings of 2012 in Northern Mali and their implications few others could provide. Read More »

Book Review: Transformations of the Liminal Self: Configurations of Home and Identity for Muslim Characters in British Postcolonial Fiction by Alaa Alghamdi

Transformations of the Liminal Self discussed identity for Muslim characters in British postcolonial fiction. Read More »

Faith, Race, and Terror

The recent massacre at a Sikh Temple was a brutal lesson in the inevitable consequences of the color line. Read More »

Book Review: Burning for Freedom: “O Goddess of Freedom, Life is to Die for You, Death is to Live Without You!” by Anurupa Cinar

Cinar's readable and compelling book demonstrates that popular history can be distorted to fool the public and appease governments. Read More »

Nuclear War Is Becoming Increasingly Likely in the Middle East

Right now is not a good time to buy real estate in Riyadh or Tehran. Read More »

Book Review: The Year I Learned to Text: Why Am I Having Sex with a Muslim in My Basement? by Juliet Montague

In which a post-menopausal Republican-Christian woman living in Hollywood grapples with fear, prejudice, and the addictive chemistry. Read More »

Book Review: The Spirit Within Club by Sahar Sabati, Reza Mostmand (Illustrator)

Novel for pre-teens about service-oriented 10-year-old kids gives little lessons in life in charming tale by Sahar Sabati. Read More »

Religious Tolerance and the 9/11 Anniversary

Religious faith shows ironies and contradictions even with promise of certitude. Read More »