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Why should you care about the case of Jamal Khashoggi?

Why should you care about the case of Jamal Khashoggi?

Why should we all follow the murder of Jamal Khashoggi carefully? Because we need to uphold our American values. Although this case is similar to so many others when an anti-government is disappeared or killed by the authorities, the case of Khashoggi is significant and should matter to all of us. Recently, the Saudi kingdom has been under international pressure to […]

How to become BFF, Lesson Learned from Western Governments

How to become BFF, Lesson Learned from Western Governments

As a Muslim female immigrant with a mixed background, I have to admit I find so much goodness in the West. The Democracy that was demanded by Islam and NEVER practiced by Muslim governments is widely respected, encouraged and used in Western societies. Freedom of religion, speech, and movement is also found in the West.

Saudi, US Relationship, Facts and Myths

Saudi, US Relationship, Facts and Myths

On May 17th, the US Senate approved legislation that would allow victims of the 9/11 terror attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, defying vocal opposition from the White House. With all the “unofficial evidence” that suggests Saudi’s involvements in all terror activities, the US government has to come up with more “politically right” initiatives to protect […]

ZAKERY: UN permanent members are among the most important arms dealers

ZAKERY: UN permanent members are among the most important arms dealers

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 — SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, published a troubling report on the increased spending on arms by countries responsible for human rights violations. According to the report, China, Russia and Saudi Arabia are among 23 countries that have more than doubled their military expenditure since 2004. While developing countries are spending […]