Tunisia’s Bourguiba: An Arab Atatürk Wannabe

The demographically diminutive North African country of Tunisia has recently made its way into the news; and not for any good reason. Tunisia's political...

The Fanatical Founder of “Islamic Marxism” and His Surprising End

A peculiar feature of "Muslim activism" in the postmodern West is the disorienting alliance some "Muslim leaders" generally uphold with representatives of the political...

The Western Sahara: The Real Beginning of the Algerian-Moroccan Conflict

It's about time we discussed the elephant in the room. In the past, we touched upon the Algeria/Morocco tensions without clearly addressing the core element...

White Nationalism: A Muslim’s Objective and Critical Assessment

The usual tropes about White nationalism have been reignited due to the recent Buffalo shooting, to the extent that US president Joe Biden even...

Is Liberalism Finally Becoming Obsolete? More Than Just an East-West Divide

Without trying to sound too blasé about it, there’s a lot of talk these days about the possible changing of the global order. China...

Major Hindu Nationalist Politician Calls for the “Re-Conversion” of Muslims

Tejasvi Surya, 30, is not some fringe figure. He is a parliamentarian and the president of the ruling BJP party's youth wing, also gathering...

The Soviet Union Died 30 Years Ago: Remember Its Crimes Against Islam

On December 25 1991, 30 years ago, the Soviet Union died. This has been the occasion for many Western pundits to ponder over the reasons...

War in Ukraine: Shaking Off the Numbness

The sheer outpouring of support for Ukraine has left me with a chip on my shoulder. It’s clear that the biggest losers in this war...

Wikipedia War: The Front of Arab Nationalism

In the information war, Wikipedia is a nuclear bomb. I am from a generation where our teachers used to tell us, "don't take your information...

Siad Barre, Somalia’s Secular Dictator… And Ilhan Omar

The Islamic world has been very unfortunate that, after defeating European colonialism, it harvested a set of "postcolonial" leaders who just continued the modernizing...