Observers who believe the best outcome in Ukraine is a ceasefire or peace agreement between Russia and Ukraine are forced to contemplate a bleak landscape. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has articulated his goals for the current war: … [Read more...] about Key Factors In the Ukraine-Russia war
Left: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, left, and President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. Photo: Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP. There is nothing going on in the world at this time that has the potential to affect … [Read more...] about Iran Between A Rock And A Hard Place While Living In Interesting Times
Left: Iran has provided military support to Syrian government forces since at least 2012. Credit, RFE/RL file - It has been a slow burn for a while, but the latest incident in northern Israel resulting in the shoot-down of an Israeli F-16 tells us t … [Read more...] about Russia responsible for Iran’s behavior in Syria
The Muslim prayer (also known as salah, salat or namaz) is one of the Five Pillars of Islam and obligatory religious duty to every Muslims who reached the age of puberty. The purpose of the prayer is to demonstrate a total submission to Allah and a … [Read more...] about What are Praying Muslims Repeating 17 Times daily?
Taha Ghayyur, the new Executive Director of the Islamic Society of North America - Canada (ISNA Canada) believes that the Islamic Law can be gradually implemented in North America. Assumed office on December 1, 2017, Ghayyur is long time grassroots … [Read more...] about ISNA Canada and its affiliates
There is now evidence from credible analysts that the North Korean ICBM test shot had a problem: the warhead shredded on re-entry. That is good news for the United States and probably for anyone else facing a threat from North Korea, which certainly … [Read more...] about Are U.S. Missile Interceptors Any Good?
When Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt broke diplomatic relations with Qatar and imposed various sanctions on that minuscule but incredibly wealthy emirate, they presented the Qatari government with thirteen "non-negotiable" demands.The … [Read more...] about US Intervention Lets Qatar Off the Hook*
To fix the mess in Korea, I've argued in “How to Create Regime Change in North Korea,” that we need to take two important steps. First, sponsor a government in exile to replace North Korea's Kim Jong-un regime. Second, put in place a nuclear missile … [Read more...] about Fixing the Mess in Korea
The Trump administration is facing an increasing level of Chinese economic malfeasance. China’s actions have long-term negative consequences to the United States economy and national security. Indeed, China’s mercantilist approach holds grave conse … [Read more...] about Facing China’s Economic Warfare
North Korea's growing nuclear threats and the proposed economic sanctions to pressure Kim Jong-un to negotiations are in the news. Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to send "a message" to Pyongyang to stop its nuclear and ballistic m … [Read more...] about Dealing With north Korea- The Iranian Lesson