"Our determination to negotiate the divorce bill and a new trade deal at the same time was going to be 'the fight of the summer' – but instead became an immediate British retreat. There was to be a 'points based' immigration system. There isn’t, and there won’t be. We were to become the 'Singapore of…Read more Sir John Major gives speech on Brexit
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Welcome to the UK! If you evade customs and enter the country illegally, we will put you up in 5 star hotels and pay you £35k per year!!! Who wouldn't want to flee here? Really, this an unacceptable situation. We desperately need an EU-wide plan to ensure border security, it is…Read more Illegal immigration to the UK
Indeed, we are nations and tribes that we might come to know one another as is mentioned in the Holy Quran (49:13)... We all live on Earth, one small planet in our solar system, our true homeland in the Cosmos. Is it not time we started building bridges instead of walls and worse, fighting wars?
The question is being asked: Without military intervention, how are we going to stop the killing of civilians in Syria? Whatever world leaders decide to do, the frightful situation in Syria is certainly not going to be easy to resolve. While it's true, civilians are already being killed, airstrikes will certainly kill more and are…Read more How to stop the killing in Syria?
An interesting chapter in the history of US-Muslim relations the, "Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the United States of America and the Bey and Subjects of Tripoli of Barbary." Article 11 of this treaty is particularly fascinating given the present islamophobic propaganda spewing forth from Southern Baptist extremists in the United States: "As the…Read more Treaty of Tripoli 1796