Denmark’s Attempt to Forcibly Integrate Muslims Has a Long History By Faisal Al Yafai - Jul 16, 2018

For the second time in six weeks, Denmark has passed laws specifically or predominantly targeting its Muslim citizens. At the end of May, Danish politicians voted to ban women from wearing the niqab and the burqa in public. A few days later, the government passed an even more extraordinary set of laws, which have become … Continue reading “Denmark’s Attempt to Forcibly Integrate Muslims Has a Long History”

Turkey’s Economy in Peril with Erdogan’s Unorthodox Policies By Ömer Taşpınar - Jul 15, 2018

Soon after Recep Tayyip Erdogan won last month’s presidential and parliamentary elections, all eyes were on whether he would adopt a more conciliatory political tone and take steps to reform the economy. But true to form, Erdogan wasted no time in crushing early hopes of magnanimity in victory and pragmatism in the economy. The new … Continue reading “Turkey’s Economy in Peril with Erdogan’s Unorthodox Policies”

The Cynical Ploy in Hezbollah Taking Charge of Repatriating Refugees to Syria By Haid Haid - Jul 12, 2018

The head of Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, recently announced that his party will take the lead in repatriating Syrians refugees from Lebanon. While the group hinted that its efforts will be coordinated with Lebanese security forces, it may in fact be in sole charge. Either way, the announcement sent a clear message: Hezbollah is increasing its … Continue reading “The Cynical Ploy in Hezbollah Taking Charge of Repatriating Refugees to Syria”