Civilians Suffer at the Hands of Their Government

The Who:  Military: Syrian military forces, backed by and pro-Assad (supported by the US, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia)  Rebels: Syrian citizens/freedom-fighters, home grown and against Assad (supported by Russia and Iran)  Islamic State of Iraq…

Syrian Chemical Attack

The war in Syria is nowhere near resolution and as more fatalities occur, more human rights and war crimes occur. The latest weapons being used against civilians in Syria are chemical weapons. On Saturday, April…

It’s Complicated

On Wednesday, February 28, President Trump hosted a bipartisan meeting between congressional policymakers to discuss what actions should be taken to ensure that the reoccurrence of heinous acts of gun violence is put to an…

A Year In Review

President Trump has not been an impressive president, at least not in my view from this past year. For one, he is not the kind who has shown keenness to uphold peace amongst his people.…

As an Egyptian – As a Muslim

As you kneel in prayer you do not expect to be splayed with bullets and blown up. For the anti-Islam people out there – is this enough proof for you? Three hundred and five people…

Opioid Epidemic

On October 26, 2017, President Trump publicly announced that the opioid crisis in our country was now a public health emergency. In the same press conference, Trump laid out the agenda in combating the drug crisis…

Trump Administration Rolls Back on Obama-era Mandate

The Trump Administration lifted the Obama-era healthcare mandate on October 6. The mandate required employers to provide their female workers insurance coverage for contraceptives. During the Obama Administration, this policy further polarized both pro- and…