In 11 years of warfare, Kabul has never seen a Taliban offensive such as this. Government buildings, foreign embassies, NATO offices and bases have been continuously attacked for two days by coordinated rocket and gun attacks around the country. Deeming … Continue reading
When it comes to international relations, it is usually wise to step forward with the right foot. If you have someone representing you in another country, you want to ensure that that person represents you in the best possible way. … Continue reading
March 18, 2012
I sat down with Mr. Said Umar Khan, President of the Pakistan Federation of America (Chicago) to learn about his group and to find out why the PFA was joining protesters on March 18, 2012 on Devon.
On March 18, 2012, groups from all around Chicago will come together in protest of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, possible wars in Iran and violence in Syria, and against drone attacks in the Tribal Areas of Pakistan.
Parliamentary elections are underway in Iran as a one tone conservative contest showcasing Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vs Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Opposition parties have decided to boycott the elections while a majority of the 48-million-strong nation has withstood the urge … Continue reading
The latest news to come out of the Iran-United States standoff is a deafening statement from Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta, that there is an increasing possibility that Israel will pre-empt an attack from Iran in the spring of 2012, according … Continue reading
This Sunday, I woke up to the appalling video of Maya Khan harassing young couples at a park. First of all, who gave Maya Khan and her posse the authority on why couples are not attending school or work and … Continue reading