Tag: terrorism

#PrayForLahore

#PrayForLahore

28 Mar, '161 Comment

Prayer, no matter how well intentioned, isn’t enough to defeat terrorists. Every one of us has a responsibility to confront them intellectually and morally at least. Governments with influence on countries which incubate and empowers terrorists and terrorism must act responsibly and take action beyond immediate economic considerations to force them to flush out sources of […]

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Brussels and other terrorist attacks

Brussels and other terrorist attacks

23 Mar, '1617 Comments

Hands up all of those who are still surprised by continued terrorist attacks around the world. I’m not. They will continue as long as their financing continues apace, their ideological support continues to be undiminished, and their apologists continue to refuse to accept the root cause and source of these cowards. If the world is […]

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ISIS and Islam are inseparable

ISIS and Islam are inseparable

20 Nov, '156 Comments

Islamic terror is gripping the world with Muslims now being confronted – rightly – to do something about their own grown extremism. The world would no longer tolerate placebos and political correctness and simple condemnation. They want action. The world has also lost patience with Islamist apologists who maintain their myopic position that ISIS and […]

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Moral Bankruptcy of the Arab World

Moral Bankruptcy of the Arab World

31 Aug, '153 Comments

After a recent visit, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, declared: “Yemen after five months looks like Syria after five years.” – BBC What started as hope for change for the better, hope for a better future, hope for democracy and human rights, soon descended into calculated chaos. […]

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A sure way to defeat ISIS

A sure way to defeat ISIS

23 Aug, '145 Comments

My own personal views on how to defeat ISIS or any other form of extremism: Separate mosque from state. Put that in the constitution and don’t allow its reversal. Critical thinking should be the mandatory teaching methodology. Remove all instances of the “tripple-R” syndrome. Don’t teach religion in schools. If people want their children to […]

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Terrorism Will Not Win.

Terrorism Will Not Win.

16 Apr, '1315 Comments

My thoughts and prayers are with all the families of the dead and injured as a result of this heinous crime against humanity. Terrorism doesn’t serve anyone and attacking the innocent doesn’t serve ANY any cause. The intention to do the maximum harm was quite evident in the selection of the Boston Marathon as a […]

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Guns

Guns

17 Dec, '124 Comments

When the gun debate rages in the States after the killing of 27 people, mostly children, with the prevailing view to limit guns’ availability, in Bahrain the situation seems to have been reversed, with some people not only having easy access to them, but use them to terrorise others while the normally vocal authorities on […]

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Not in MY name!

Not in MY name!

12 Sep, '1228 Comments

The events in Libya attacking an embassy and killing some of its inhabitant simply for a stupid movie is not only a heinous act and completely inhuman, but does Islam a complete injustice. Allah and His Prophet do NOT need anyone’s help and assistance, thank you very much, so keep your violence and your disgraceful […]

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Rogue Police or Systematic Terrorism?

Rogue Police or Systematic Terrorism?

3 Sep, '122 Comments

Another day, and another staggering example of Bahraini police inhumanity, irresponsibility and criminality which can only be borne of the certain escape from prosecution is shown to the world: Why? What possible reason encourages someone who’s been entrusted with the upkeep of the law and protection of citizens to do the diametric opposite and wilfully […]

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Al-Qaeda exposes itself in Bahrain

Al-Qaeda exposes itself in Bahrain

5 Mar, '11130 Comments

A scuffle broke out in Hamad Town between Bahrainis and recently naturalized Bahrainis in which wooden planks, knives and swords were used. A good summary of this recent event is available on GlobalVoices. This is not the first time troubles between these groups happen. Hamad Town is a council housing estate built to benefit low […]

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