Tag: IMPERIALISM

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100 Years of Balfour: Between One Promise & Another

The Balfour Centenary can be good news for Palestine, argues Ahmed Hammuda...

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Preventing Terrorism Requires Radical Change

Dilly Hussain offers a radical plan for reducing the "Islamist terror threat" to the West. But is it too big a cost for the ruling classes?

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Looking Back to Move Forward

Scroll down to see an interactive timeline of articles on history over the last twelve months. “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” ― Winston Churchill Whilst aspects of history are important to be learnt by all peoples, those that have been subjected to a

The Bloody Legacy of Western Imperialism in Iraq

The story of the Iraq War did not start in 2003. Indeed, it started many years before with the sanctions placed upon Iraq during the 1st Gulf War.

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What will you achieve with your life?

Regrets gather around us like books we wish we’d read. One day a book other than the Qur’an will become most critical to us. On the day of standing, there will be a moment when the books will fly into our hands. It will be a moment when anxiety will

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Is the ‘CVE’ Industry the New Imperialism?

Globalising 'Countering Violent Extremism' - The New Imperialism? “We could favour the birth of a new Islam, more inclined towards compromise and tolerance of Europe; to encourage the young generation of ulama who are working in that direction…” ~ French Colonialist, Edmond Douttee, 1901. “It is the modernists whose vision matches

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Sikhs: Victims & Proponents of Islamophobia

Asim Qureshi reviews the book, Unsettling Sikh and Muslim Conflict by Dr Katy Sian “I wonder what happened to her? I think the last I heard was that she was in Pakistan…” At the centre of Dr Katy Sian's book, Unsettling Sikh and Muslim Conflict, lies the question of Sikh

Education Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation 11 Min Read

Education: The Difference Between Freedom & Slavery

Frederick Douglass, the infamous runaway slave who became a strong orator of the abolitionist movement, highlights in his autobiography a moment during his youth when he lived with his master’s brother’s family. Frederick approached the mother of the house, Sophia Auld, and expressed his curiosity of “this mystery of reading,”

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“Terror is…” Powerful Spoken Word

https://www.facebook.com/BoonaaMohammed/videos/10153757575694583/ Click the video above to watch and listen; read the verses below Spoken word poet Boonaa Mohammed drives a bulldozer through the whitewashing of history that has tried to divert attention away from the chief perpetrators of the most unimaginably cruel and enduring terror campaigns ever inflicted on the human species. The

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The Unquenchable Thirst For War

18 years ago today war-thirsty neocons tried ushering the globe into a new phase of endless destruction we are still experiencing today