Cameron enters war without military strategy or exit plan

UK enters Syria war without military strategy or exit plan

Cameron’s speech may have won over 397 MPs but he failed to properly address concerns on key issues such as military strategy, the absence of credible ground forces, the lack of a... Read more »
Paris attacks highlight selective grief and outrage of Western world

No to ISIS, No to Imperialism – Solidarity with the Paris Victims

The November 13 attacks in Paris: the terror of the Islamic State, the state of emergency in France, our responsibilities By Pierre Rousset and François Sabado November 13 represents a change in... Read more »

What Putin’s visit to Iran means for Middle East?

Russia;s relationship with Iran should be seen in the light of ending of the P5+1 nuclear deal that effectively put an end to Iran’s geo-political isolation By Yasmeen Aftab Ali A very important... Read more »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, Nepal. (AFP)

Modi, Sharif had hour-long ‘secret’ meeting during SAARC 2014

A year ago all that the people saw was a quick handshake but away from TV cameras Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif held an hour-long secret meeting... Read more »

ISIS and the West: A Clash of Savageries

Once again, the West is using heart-wrenching scenes of loss and sorrow to win support for its misguided war on terror. By Lamis Andoni November 22, 2015 “Information Clearing House” – “Al... Read more »
Paris attacks highlight selective grief and outrage of Western world

Multi-headed hydra ISIS has to be eliminated after Paris attack

By Yasmeen Aftab What will be the impact of Paris attack on French involvement in the Middle East? France in September this year started air raids on militant jihadis from ISIS in Syria. France... Read more »
Refugees arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey - a crossing EU leaders want to discourage people from taking AFP/GEtty Imagese

What do the Paris attacks mean for Australia’s Syrian refugee intake?

Australian political figures have called on Australia to “close our borders” in the interests of national security, but is this the way to deal with global refugee crisis? By Mark Briskey The dust... Read more »
Paris attacks highlight selective grief and outrage of Western world

Paris attacks highlight selective grief and outrage of Western world

We need solidarity and compassion for the victims of terrorism everywhere not just Western world By Chris Graham (for NewMatilda) As France enters yet another period of mourning, Lebanon is just emerging from... Read more »

Prince Charles helped his mum overrule democracy and sack Whitlam

40th anniversary of the ‘Dismissal’ For his multiple crimes against humanity in general, and against this nation in particular, Charles should be run out of Australia, not feted hither and yon. One... Read more »

‘Modi on track to cripple India’

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena The title of this column is borrowed from Dr. Mike Ghouse, an American of Indian origin who is passionate about the native land that fed him milk in his... Read more »

Measures to counter violent extremism in NSW announced

More counselling and support services will be provided to students in NSW schools and staff will have access to additional training to assist schools in countering violent extremism (CVE), NSW Premier Mike... Read more »

Narendra Modi worst nightmare

By Sanjena Sathian (For Ozy) It was Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, and Muslims and non-Muslims alike thronged the streets of Mumbai. Billboards announced sales on... Read more »
Bilawal Bhutto

Bilawal Zardari Bhutto is good for nothing

By Saeed Qureshi It looks improbable for the juvenile Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (now 27) to revive and resuscitate the moribund, discredited and hugely mauled Pakistan People’s Party of which he is the... Read more »

India.. This is not cricket nor sportsman spirit

By Syed Nayyar Uddin Ahmad The Shiv Sena attack on Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) HQ at Mumbai, was a pre-planned scheme of the RAW controlled BJP government, which is proved by... Read more »
President Barack Obama meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Oval Office of the White House.

US-Pakistan tête-à-tête

      By Yasmeen Aftab Ali On the invitation of the all-powerful US Prezzy, the not so powerful Pakistan Prezzy (aka prime minister) flew all the way to US to reinforce... Read more »

First investigate those who sponsored & supported Sri Lanka’s LTTE Terrorists

By Shenali D Waduge Before any hybrid court or international investigators are brought into the scene causing another burden to the taxpayer and wasting years compiling data what is more important is... Read more »

Mr. Modi from economic boost up to human calamity?

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan; The root cause of the partition of India and creation of Pakistan was the continuous denial of the rights of the Indian Muslims by some extremist elements... Read more »

First Nations Treaty(ies), Sovereignty and an Australian Republic

By Ghillar Michael Anderson Former PM Paul Keating’s foray back into Aboriginal politics (16 October 2015 Sydney Morning Herald article Paul Keating pushes ‘unfinished business’ of Indigenous treaty and republic) where he talks up... Read more »

HALAL and Haram

By Moulana Nazeer ul Hassan Thanvi; Halal (lawful) definition The term “Halal’’ means permitted or lawful in Islam, it describes anything that is permitted to use or engage in. They can be... Read more »
Influence of India's Hindu fundamentalists on their country's government

Influence of India’s Hindu fundamentalists on their government

Al Jazeera investigative report Since Narendra Modi, a Hindu nationalist and leader of the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), became prime minister of India in May 2014, groups of radical Hindu nationalists... Read more »
A Syrian refugee child who fled the violence from the Syrian town of Flita, near Yabroud, poses for a photograph at the border town of Arsal in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon situated along the border with Syria

Prime Minister, don’t discriminate on Asylum seekers please!

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Editor-in-Chief — The government ministers and few backbenchers want priorities to be given to Syrian Christian asylum seekers. Mr. Malcolm Turnbull, the federal minister for communication, has, categorically,... Read more »

Abbott Govt. places high importance on international education sector

By Senator Michaelia Cash — The Abbott Government places a high importance on Australia’s international education sector – it is our largest services export and a key pillar of Australia’s economic growth and... Read more »

We the People of Pakistan, stand by General Raheel Sharif

By Saeed Qureshi – The PPP and the MQM are vigorously opposing the operation clean-up now underway in Karachi by the army because their top notches are in the eye of the storm.... Read more »

Allama Mashriqi, his family & the Khaksars Paid the Price for Freedom

(History has shown that freedom comes at a steep cost to those who fight to liberate a nation from oppression. Allama Mashriqi, his family, and the Khaksars paid the price for the... Read more »