Tag Archives: Afghanistan

We Need to Reclaim the Original Intent of Mother’s Day

Mother's Day was originally a call for peace and justice. Some are advocating it be returned to a day of action and reflection.

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Why Afghan Army Trainees Go AWOL in the US?

The reasons most often cited for Afghan trainees' absence without leave were safety concerns and a perceived lack of job security in Afghanistan following the training in the US.

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View from Europe: 60 Days to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal

Europe and Iran both want to save the nuclear deal. But each side needs to fully understand the other’s point of view if they are to avoid dangerous miscalculations.

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The Black Muslim Female Fashion Trailblazers

Hijab-wearing model Halima Aden will be featured in Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit edition. Her success needs to be viewed in context of a long history of black Muslim women's fashions.

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View from India: A Wake-up Call on Proprietary Seeds

How India can shift its agriculture from a high-yield ideal to a high-value one.

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Mueller Report: From ‘Total Exoneration!’ to ‘Impeach Now!’

How can a community decide the direction it should go, if its members cannot even agree on where they are? Two political scientists say the growing phenomenon of dueling facts threatens democracy.

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IEA: Renewables Growth is Stalling

The oil and gas industry has enjoyed a golden era under the Trump administration, but it may only be temporary. 

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India’s False-flag Operation

The Sri Lankan attacks have all signs of being a classic “false” flag operation of RAW. The end motive is to malign and further demonize Muslims the world over, at the same time goad the Muslims emotionally into further reaction so that they can be confirmed labelled as a terrorist religion.

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Most of America’s Rural Areas are Doomed to Decline

The U.S. has been consistently urbanizing, especially for the past 100 years. Technology advances in manufacturing, agriculture, mining, fishing and forestry accelerated migration from rural to urban areas.

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What Does Ramadan Teach Us?

The significance of the lessons we learn during Ramadan.

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