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Afghanistan: Overcoming Decades of Aid Corruption

Maira Mirza

22 years after the launch of the "War on Terror", Maira Mirza from Human Aid & Advocacy reflects on US-NATO allies' "intervention" in Afghanistan.

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Wikileaks and Muslim Responses

Ahmed Ali 9 Min Read

We've all waited for something like to this to happen, although, most people probably thought that it was the stuff Hollywood is made of - a world superpower exposed and globally discredited

The ‘Obama doctrine’: kill, don’t detain

Dr. Asim Qureshi 10 Min Read

In 2001, Charles Krauthammer first coined the phrase "Bush Doctrine", which would later become associated most significantly with the legal anomaly known as pre-emptive strike. Understanding the doctrine with hindsight could lead

Open Letter: Supporting Aafia Siddiqui

Shaykh Dr. Haitham al-Haddad 12 Min Read

It is well known that the War on Terror waged by the United States and its allies led to aggression and injustice against countries, organizations, groups and individuals. Perhaps the worst example

Is halting Guantánamo trials enough?

Dr. Asim Qureshi 7 Min Read

Within hours of taking office, President Barack Hussein Obama has issued an order to stop the military tribunals at Guantánamo Bay in order to review and possible overhaul them. Many would have

New President, Same Rhetoric

Ahmed Ali 8 Min Read

Of course, the many Muslims of both the East and West who called for Obama’s support, with his every word on the tip of their tongues, will undoubtedly be overwhelmed with a

Obama: The Great Black Hope?

Ahmed Ali 26 Min Read

It was, as historians will undoubtedly claim, a historic event, a time when democracy prevailed and the demarcation of race and colour in the US officially began to wane. They will argue