Will Trump Hop on an American Silk Road?

Hysteria reigns supreme at the dawn of the Trump era, with the President rebranded across the whole ideological spectrum as an American Mao or even an American Hitler. Let’s step away from this “American [media] carnage” to examine a few facts concerning the unofficial G2: US-China relations. A case can be made that Beijing has …

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Making a joint statement on Yemen, with left – right, US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, at Lancaster House in London Sunday Oct. 16, 2016. (Justin Tallis/AP)

Strange Bedfellows: US, Saudi, Al-Qaida & ISIS Interests Align in War on Yemen

The people of Yemen continue to suffer amid a humanitarian catastrophe created by foreign and domestic forces alike -- almost all of whom stand to profit as long as war and chaos have a hold on the impoverished country. As Yemen remains entrenched in the protracted, multi-fronted military conflict led by Saudi Arabia and funded …

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The 10 Most Prominent Contemporary Arab Islamist Intellectuals

Arab and Islamic history have witnessed the emergence of many Arab Islamic intellectuals who have had a clear impact on the Islamic movement. Some of them have died, such as Sayed Kotb, while others are still alive. In this article, we will try to identify the ten most prominent Arab Islamist Intellectuals who directly influenced …

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Down the Rabbit-Hole to Trump’s Victory

There are several key reasons why Donald Trump won, such as that he achieved a 1,405,004 nationwide popular-vote victory in all states except California, where he lost by an enormous 4,260,978-vote margin to Hillary Clinton (and so Hillary beat him in all 50 states by 2,864,974 votes) — and the Electoral College represents all 50 states, not …

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Intelligence Report Reveals US Urged Saddam Hussein to Attack Syria

Despite what even some alternative media commentators might argue, the Syrian war is about oil, gas, and money. A secret 1983 intelligence report has confirmed that America’s distaste for the Assad family in Syria has always revolved around pipeline disputes — and this alone has given the U.S. cause to go to war with Syria. Most …

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USAFRICOM’s Neo-colonial Dominance in West Africa: Behind the Change of Government in Gambia

AFRICOM and “Vanguard Africa” usher in a renewed phase of neo-colonial dominance Ousted Gambian President Yahya Jammeh was flown out of his country on Friday January 20 after the military intervention of troops from neighboring Senegal and air support from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Reports surfaced that Jammeh will be taken to Equatorial Guinea …

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Has the American Dream Become the American Nightmare?

“Most Germans, so far as I could see, did not seem to mind that their personal freedom had been taken away, that so much of their splendid culture was being destroyed and replaced with a mindless barbarism, or that their life and work were being regimented to a degree never before experienced even by a …

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Obama Bequeaths a More Dangerous World

Any fair judgment about Barack Obama’s presidency must start with the recognition that he inherited a dismal situation from George W. Bush: the U.S. economy was in free-fall and U.S. troops were bogged down in Iraq and Afghanistan. Clearly, these intertwined economic and foreign policy crises colored how Obama viewed his options, realizing that one …

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Black Seed Oil Puts Deadly Asthma Meds to Shame

The powerful black seed known as nigella sativa strikes again! This time proving that food can be a powerful asthma medication alternative.  A new study published in the journal Phytotherapeutic Research reveals that a powerful little black seed known as nigella sativa — once referred to as ‘the remedy for everything but death’ — may …

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