MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: As my daughter leaves to study abroad I’m left pondering the unique challenges that I and my fellow mothers face at this time.
JAMES M. DORSEY: Three major investigations into corruption in global soccer are putting the credibility of major soccer associations and World Cup 2022 host Qatar to the test.
ROB L. WAGNER: U.S citizens are, it appears, willing to give up many of the freedoms enshrined in their Constitution when presented with a large enough threat.
ROB L. WAGNER: In the United States ‘Muslim’ equals ‘Terror’ to a huge number of its citizens hence the increasing influence of Islamophobes
JAMES M. DORSEY: If Mr. Bin Hammam would be hard pressed to portray the ruling as evidence of his innocence, it is in many ways equally condemning of FIFA.
ALEX KANE, MONDOWEISS: Deepa Kumar has written a detailed study of Islamophobia which links it inextricably to the cause of Empire
ALEX KANE, MONDOWEISS: A multitude of events have piled up and support for Obama is running at an all time low.
DANIEL M. VARISCO: The U.S should only support regimes that believe in ‘our values’, says Tom Friedman. Really?
AMERICAN BEDU: What will earn you a few ‘tuts’ on a Saudi plane will land you an appointment with the FBI in the U.S as a student has just found out.
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: The problem right-wingers have with ‘All American Muslim’ is that it doesn’t play to the usual stereotypes.
JASMIN RAMSEY, MONDOWEISS: The mainstream media has worked itself into a collective frenzy about the alleged plot to kill the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the U.S. Questions need to be asked, however.
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: Muslim Americans are also mourning the loss of our belief in the ideal of a country that would protect our constitutional rights.
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: These same results keep being found, keep being published – and keep being greeted with surprise…
LEONAR NIMOY, TABSIR: There is a viable plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It’s the ‘two-state’ solution and its application is, how should I put it, simply logical.
MUSTAFA OMAR: When it comes to the white-hot issue of terrorists who threaten American citizens perception, unfortunately, is very far from reality.
ROB L. WAGNER: The U.S.’s reaction to Khalid Aldawsari’s terrorism-related charges could play into the hands of conservatives in the Kingdom.