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Another high divorce rate Muslim-majority country: Egypt

Do you think that khul‘ is a contributing factor to Egypt’s rising divorce rate? NS: According to Cuno, whom I make reference to in my book, the divorce rate in … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

ISIS. Do we really know what we are doing?

Originally posted on Russell Chapman:
Much is being made of attempts to destroy ISIS but the question needs to be asked, will the current strategy work or will it lead…

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s never Secularism vs. Islamism, but Western media like to portray it that way

  My interlocutors in the social world of Islamic media who supported the call for Morsi to step down are not “secular liberal elites” as most accounts would have it. … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Duh, Serangan ISIS Meluas, Baghdad Terancam

http://www.republika.co.id/berita/internasional/palestina-israel/14/08/16/nacyz4-duh-serangan-isis-meluas-baghdad-terancam Sent with Fast News Android ( http://goo.gl/athvJ )

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Venezuela Akan Asuh Anak-Anak Yatim Piatu Gaza

http://www.republika.co.id/berita/internasional/palestina-israel/14/08/16/nad2tv-venezuela-akan-asuh-anakanak-yatim-piatu-gaza Sent with Fast News Android ( http://goo.gl/athvJ )

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

a vast war within radical Islamist forces

The movement is led now by an elusive figure named Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Reflecting its expanding turf, A.Q.I. changed its name to the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham. Zawahiri … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

the ISIS that the news have not told you

http://www.vox.com/2014/8/11/5988377/kurdistan-oil 石油是中央管的,區域不得自行販賣給外商,是中央負責買賣,分完一杯羹後,17%收入才會回到庫德斯坦。但是他們常常根本沒有真正回流到當地。因此當地早就對中央怨恨在心。 美國也不希望庫得斯坦自己賣石油,因為這樣中央政府勢力就會變弱,財政更糟,然後庫德斯坦會更有經濟實力搞獨立。 http://islamicommentary.org/2014/08/scholars-experts-on-isis-and-the-caliphate-yazidis-the-krg-and-us-intervention-in-iraq/   http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/08/our-moral-obligations-in-iraq-yazidis/375778/ It’s a risk worth taking, in part because in Iraq today, as in Southeast Asia four decades ago, we are culpable. Were it not … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

No Good Options in Iraq

Posted by Matthew McKnight  

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment