In his Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyzes the current security situations and political dilemma in the Middle East in view of ISIS savagery. In June 2014, a major offensive launched by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq & Greater Syria...
Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite Avec Dialogue Instead of imposing policies in a top-down manner, governments in Europe must develop common policies supported by moderate Muslims - Harun Yahya says in this Op-Ed. The world entered 2015 in a flurry. Incidents are still...
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia passed away before dawn on Friday. UAE President His Highness President Khalifa said, "We mourn the death of one of the most notable leaders of the...
In this opinion editorial, Harun Yahya deplores terrorism of all forms and tell us why the media should be used as an important weapon against war on terror. We have begun 2015 with one of the worst terrorist acts in the...
Palestine & Israel: Who really wants peace? In both theory and political experience, the credibility of Netanyahu's government has been utterly depleting- opines Fadi ElHusseini A long-awaited peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis has been again grinded into halt. This...
In order to restore the American dream, Americans should become more proactive about the issues facing them, and the people in power should be open to understanding the needs of the American people - opines Harun Yahya. Americans once again...
We need international cooperation against any kind of extremism, and in order to eradicate radicalism and its effects globally, education is the most important step -- says Harun Yahya in this opinion piece. It is apparent there is an urgent need...
Harun Yahya in this thought-provoking article analyze scenarios where powerful states use humanitarian interventions as a pretext to protect their own interests.   Events in Syria and Iraq due to the terror organization ISIL have once more raised the question of...
The Position of Turkey in the War against ISIS Harun Yahya in this opinion piece advocates that Turkey should always be on the side of diplomacy, soft-power, and effectively administer an intellectual struggle to defeat the opponents that resort to...
The Syrian tunnel and the Spring When the first spontaneous explosions of the Arab democratic revolutions erupted in Tunisia in December 2010, many were hoping that this revolt might usher in a new beginning for the whole region. When Egypt...
A review of the new executive decision in the Turkish parliament and what impact it will make. Turkey has been on the agenda since Obama announced a coalition to defeat the biggest threat in the Levant: ISIS. The top US...
The UN Assembly in New York considered the U.S. strikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Following various meetings, speeches in the General Assembly and various statements by the Turkish delegation, reports to the effect that ‘Turkey has promised to...
  Wars are not solely military phenomena; they involve civilians, women, children and the elderly, raze cities and destroy the infrastructure of countries. The worst evil is that people treat one another with love-lessness and hatred. In the absence of...
After ISIS started advancing towards Kobane last week, Kurds became headlines all over the world again. First of all, no matter who does it for what purpose, and targeting whatever faiths or ideologies, violence in all its forms, is...
With a new Prime Minister for the country, Iraq needs embracing and uniting policies, says Harun Yahya. Efforts to establish a government in Iraq are still continuing. Although former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki declared victory and his re-election in the...
The moral pattern of politics has degenerated very often over the past six decades or so. Then, politicians and people’s representatives were primarily picked out for their governance skills, civil commitment, moral principles, and human values before other qualities....
A new Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip, not the first and won’t be the last if the political equation in that region does not change. Throughout the previous aggressions Israel launched on the Gaza strip, several military goals...
The unprecedented technological advancements in mass media and telecommunications have broadened the options of knowing what is happening in this turbulent world. Nowadays, people see how terror attacks, kidnapping, bloody armed conflicts and civil wars roam all around the...
An analysis on the different dimensions of possible enhancement of relationship between UAE and India due to the recent power shift in India. Couple of weeks back in India, the incumbent Congress has been ousted by Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)....
Former Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani speaks to Rose about various developments in Qatar since power transition in June 2013 while envisioning himself as a businessman in near future. Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, for...
The Middle East peace process is on "pause". According to Secretary of State John Kerry, the United States was blindsided by a Palestinian deal with a militant group that led to the suspension of Mideast peace talks, putting the Mideast...
After less than a year of exceptional Egyptian-Turkish rapprochement, the events of June 30, 2013 ruptured this relationship. Similarly, when Egyptian and Iranian statesmen began to decrease tensions and a thaw in relations resulted, events evolved to return things...
The fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 has demoted communism and socialism to the least importance upon which capitalistic notions flourished all around the world. Since then, the dominant economic trends revolve around the economic theory of deregulation...
During the first decade of this century, governments and organizations alike were occupied by several analysis processes to reevaluate their achievements and shortcomings, cope with the mainstream trends of people, and most importantly, create strategies for the future. Developed countries...
In the wake of the Second World War, the presence of powerful international and regional organizations, which can preserve peace and play effective mediatory roles between nations, emerged as an imperative requirement to all nations. To address that global need, international...
Tensions mar Kiev on the fourth day following the sudden step-up of an otherwise peaceful protestation at Independence Street, on the 18th February. Ukraine got the first hint of trouble in November 2013 when its national government refused an agreement...
A prudent strategy for watering down the water crisis in Delhi is to merge water management with the urban development master plan The Unachievable Election Promise When AAP, the Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man’s Party) included the promise of 700 litres...
Now as thirty-four months ago, on every international and regional news TV you would watch, or transnational newspaper you might read, or human rights websites you explore, you will find analytical articles condemning the ongoing Syrian bloodbath. You will also come upon...
The power vacuum in the Arab World is expanding, giving the opportunity for World Powers to pounce in. Yet, Europe's chances are on the rise, given the depleting popularity of the United States in the region. When revolts sneaked in...
Mr Arvind Kejriwal, the new CM of Delhi, Do you have the time for an open letter? Wow You took Delhi by storm. You presented to the people an image of a party that was named AAP (ordinary people party). It...
Despite the presence of so many transnational problems, Iran’s nuke program and the Syrian dilemma are by far the most controversial issues on the international political theater. Navigating away from discussing over again the machinated failure of the international...
by John Brian Shannon. For many, this is the time of year when we count our blessings and look forward to the new year with expectant hope. For all its pending concerns, 2014 looks to be a year of opportunity...
South Africa is in mourning after news that their former leader, and equal rights icon Nelson Mandela has sadly passed after an extended battle with a lung infection and other conditions. Mandela was 95 and had been receiving long-term...
While analyses have abounded examining the details of the “secret” talks and evaluating the positions of the negotiating parties in the Middle East peace process, prominent Israeli writers have intensified their efforts, on “Israel's imminent existential threat” with much...
If you intend to visit an Arab country, you will likely come across many indignant people criticizing the so-called international community for being a self-serving gathering of countries or an interest group. No matter where you will be, whether...
Every now and then, you read some comments or hear people blaming Muslims and Arabs for the ongoing chaos and unending violence currently happening throughout the world. At large, people, mainly those living in the north-western hemisphere, criticize most...

Merkel’s biggest test

The election of Angela Merkel for a third term highlights lingering and new issues that she will face and how her legacy is defined by her agenda. That Angela Merkel has been elected for a third term shows she has...
The crisis in Syria has its roots in the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, but U.S. and Russian diplomats seem to be turning towards solutions once again. The world sits at the verge of its destruction. Russia and the U.S....
No matter whom we are or where we are in the world, one cannot deny that human rights and civil liberty are the most controversial topics, after politics, of our time. By all odds, the most debate-provoking topic in...
As centuries ago as now, we find many policymakers, politicians, and political analysts who still consider the abstract idea of double standard a shrewd political craft. They simply justify this double play as a mean to attain goals and preserve...