March 10, 2019

Ever since the barbaric slaughter of the American journalist, James Foley, which took place in August 2014, the so called ‘Islamic State’ (ISIS) has appeared at the forefront of the news across the globe, with their hideous Islamic fundamentalist ideology. But what has...

February 18, 2019

The question on how to deal with foreign jihadis wanting to return to their country of birth has always been a complicated one, and the situation with Shamima Begum has opened fresh discussions on the issue.  

Miss Begum is a 19-year-old woman who, after being radicaliz...

March 24, 2016

Photograph: Flickr, Raeid Allehyani

As the world welcomed 2016 with fireworks and music, Saudi Arabia spilled the blood of 47 people. Now that the spotlight shines on this dungeon of a regime, it should be seen for what it is. It has been one of our closest allies while...

March 10, 2016

Phtograph: Flickr, Image Courtesy: Freedom House 

Following the recent Jakarta attacks on the 14th of January 2016 in Indonesia it appears that terrorism is no longer an act of terror but is instead an obsession to reach a political goal. The questions that arose procee...

December 23, 2015

Photograph: Flickr / A.Anis 


No horror movie could be as terrifying as the fate which befell Paris on Friday the 13th. Chants of "Allah Hu Akbar" amidst shooting and “This is for Syria" were apparently yelled. Given the recent targeting of “Jihadi John" by US airstrike...

October 22, 2014

Photography: Flickr / Alessandra Kocman


Addressing the nation on the eve of the 13th anniversary of 9/11, Obama laid out official plans to destroy the Islamic State. In a move that has caused a fair amount of controversy – denounced as too little too late by some, a vi...

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