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ME Crisis: U.S. fails to defend its Interests

Monday, 17 July 2006, 11:21 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

The crisis in the Middle East is rapidly reaching dangerous proportions. Unless someone or somebody injects a heavy dose of sanity into the region's affairs immediately, it is likely to escalate into a wider conflict that will make Iraq look like a picnic. More >>

Message on the Death of Pope John Paul II

Monday, 4 April 2005, 12:45 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

I want to express my condolences to the Catholics of the World on the sad demise of Pope John Paul II. He was truly a world leader. For nearly a quarter century he was a beacon of freedom, religious tolerance, and inter-faith relations. More >>

The Unfinished Saga of Yasser Arafat

Tuesday, 16 November 2004, 8:43 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

The death of Yasser Arafat in a way brings to an end that era of decolonization which was led by charismatic, revolutionary leaders, fighting for a national homeland as part of the global struggle for equality, justice, freedom and above all self determination. More >>

Darfur Horror: What are Muslims Waiting For?

Friday, 16 July 2004, 10:29 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

It seems that while the rest of the world is indulging in semantic and diplomatic tussles, the Muslim World is waiting for somebody from the rest of the world to once again come and solve Muslim problems. Then they will get into action to scream "foreign ... More >>

Elections And The Future Of Free Society

Monday, 22 March 2004, 11:38 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

The philosophical premise of my transition from an Indian Muslim to an American Muslim is my understanding of what America stood for. More >>

Intelligence Crisis And Bush Admin’s Immorality

Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 10:47 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

I watched President Bush’s hour-long interview with Tim Russet on NBC (02.07.04), with great patience. You have to be patient while the President processes questions and occasionally tries to answer one, after the interviewer has asked the same question ... More >>

Lessons From The Imperial Adventure In Iraq

Tuesday, 4 November 2003, 11:32 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

American foreign policy and its global concerns have been central to the emergence of the world’s present multilateral order. However, American foreign policy has now become of concern to the global order. More >>

American Muslims: Bridging Faith And Freedom

Tuesday, 19 August 2003, 10:15 pm | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

Muqtedar Khan, a PhD Muslim scholar teaching international studies at a college in the United States, speaks for Islam from a moderate point of view. He thinks Muslims in America should not be politically passive simply because they believe in khilafat ... More >>

American Muslims: Bridging Faith and Freedom

Thursday, 7 August 2003, 8:36 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

Astrolabe is offering a 20% on my book American Muslims: Bridging Faith and Freedom. If you are interested you can get a copy at: More >>

Saudi-US Relations in Crisis Again

Monday, 4 August 2003, 12:49 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

A joint congressional report on the intelligence community and its role in investigation of September 11 attacks has once again brought attention to the troubled relations between the US and Saudi Arabia over the Kingdom's involvement in the attacks. More >>

Is American foreign policy a threat to security?

Friday, 11 July 2003, 9:35 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

The world is becoming anti-American. Not only do most people around the world look on the US with disfavour, they also dislike President Bush, whose popularity is even questionable in the United States, where Tony Blair is more trusted and admired. More >>

First Establish the Will to Peace

Tuesday, 8 July 2003, 4:29 pm | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

President Bush’s "road map to peace," which is based on the widely held vision of an independent Palestinian State co-existing side by side with a secure and safe Israel, may still fail to deliver peace in the Middle East. The recent agreement ... More >>

If the UN vetoes the US, it risks irrelevance?

Thursday, 6 February 2003, 10:56 pm | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

President Bush is determined to attack Iraq. It is also clear that if he cannot convince, he will bully the international community into compliance with his wishes. First Bush and now Powell have threatened that UN Security Council by stating that “it ... More >>

Heavy Rhetoric, Wishful Thinking and Hydrogen Cars

Thursday, 6 February 2003, 9:16 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

A Response to the US President's State of the Union Address: I listened to the President’s State of the Union address with growing boredom and a sense that I was being duped. Rather than talk about the state of the union, which would be delving in depth on ... More >>

Nuclear Policy: Moral Clarity or Double Standards?

Monday, 6 January 2003, 10:58 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

Just listen to President George W. Bush the commander-in-chief of a military force that not only possesses and maintains nearly 10,000 nuclear weapons but also boasts an array of weapons of mass destruction, including chemical and biological, lecturing ... More >>

Professor Writes Book About An Islam Of Peace

Friday, 6 September 2002, 1:05 pm | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

To place an order with the publisher, call Amana Publications at 1-800-660-1777, or go to Amana Publications. More >>

Palestine: Its Time To Clinch The Deal

Wednesday, 26 June 2002, 10:33 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

President Bush, whose administration at first refused to take any active part in the Middle East process has now, committed itself to peace in the Middle East through the creation of Palestinian State. This is unprecedented. No American President has ... More >>

Muqtedar Khan: India Flirting With Disaster

Thursday, 6 June 2002, 11:41 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

India is playing a highly risky game of brinkmanship. Its recent deployment of forces along the line of actual control, the defacto border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir and the extremely provocative rhetoric from Delhi have brought the region ... More >>

Domestic Dimension of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Monday, 3 December 2001, 2:01 pm | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

For decades pro-Israeli lobbyists have operated under the assumption that Islam and Israel are locked up in a zero-sum-game. They see the growth of Islam and growth of Islamic consciousness as a threat to the very existence of Israel. Based on this ... More >>

Osama Bin Laden: An Enemy Of Islam

Friday, 23 November 2001, 9:47 am | Dr. Muqtedar Khan

Bin Laden has become a significant moral challenge to Muslims. His alleged association with the perpetrators of 9/11 attacks raises a major question about the relationship between Islam and terrorism. More >>