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3 Real Reasons Geneva Peace Talks are Going Nowhere

3 Real Reasons Geneva Peace Talks are Going Nowhere

The opposing sides, or at least some of the opposing sides, have gathered in Geneva to discuss possible solutions to the Syrian civil war.  It is very difficult to see a fruitful outcome to the Geneva conference for 3 primary ...

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Munich “Ceasefire” isn’t Realistic

Munich “Ceasefire” isn’t Realistic

Yesterday those on this side of the world woke up to headlines screaming of the world powers reaching a “ceasefire” deal in Syria.  US Secretary of State John Kerry said: “We have agreed to a nationwide cessation of hostilities to ...

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2 Reasons Geneva will Fail

2 Reasons Geneva will Fail

Many of the worlds eyes concerned about Syria are fixed on Geneva these days.  Many are hoping and praying for a ceasefire, lifting of sieges, and relief for the destitute.  I am sorry to say to you all that in ...

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From Syria: To the People of France, ISIS, and their supporters

From Syria: To the People of France, ISIS, and their supporters

My heart goes out to the families of those killed in the attacks in France just like my heart goes out to the families of innocent people killed by French involvement in Iraq, Afghanistan, Mali, and other Muslim countries that ...

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29 Questions Put to Journalist Bilal Abdul Kareem about Current Syrian Affairs

29 Questions Put to Journalist Bilal Abdul Kareem about Current Syrian Affairs

A few days ago, Syria based journalist Bilal Abdul Kareem held a live Q & A session of Facebook regarding events that are currently taking place in Syria.  The following are the questions asked and their corresponding answer: Question: A ...

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How Shukee Begum and her Children were Released a from Syrian Prison

How Shukee Begum and her Children were Released a from Syrian Prison

Before August 19th I’d never heard of the name Shukee Begum.  While her disappearance had been reported in the news it just didn’t register on my radar.  I don’t know if it is because I just overlooked it or I ...

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3 Things We learned From Putin’s “Show” against ISIS

3 Things We learned From Putin’s “Show” against ISIS

On Wednesday Russian President Vladimir Putin put additional weight and support behind Syria’s Bashar Assad.  His military, who was already engaged since early 2013 although in the role of supplier and advisor, launched it’s first bombing campaign in Syria.  Putin, ...

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British Muslim Woman Escapes ISIS Territory, Imprisoned, then Freed

British Muslim Woman Escapes ISIS Territory, Imprisoned, then Freed

The release of British national Shukee Begum and her 5 children was completed to me Bilal Abdul Kareem and the small group that accompanied me.  Mrs. Begum was a prisoner for the past 86 days. We would like to thank ...

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Poor Syrians to Refugee Men Going to Europe: ‘You Aren’t Heroes’

Poor Syrians to Refugee Men Going to Europe: ‘You Aren’t Heroes’

A few days ago I wrote an article referring to why I felt no sadness for the father of Elan, the young 3 year old boy who passed away along with his brother and mother at sea last week while seeking ...

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Why I am not Crying for the Father of this Boy

Why I am not Crying for the Father of this Boy

This poor young boy’s death is a tragedy that is felt by each and every person with a heart beating in his chest.  My heart also goes out to the child’s mother and sister who survived while trying to cross ...

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