U.S. Government Shutdown: The Story So Far

The 2018-2019 partial government shutdown has been ongoing since December 22, 2018. This became the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States on January 12, surpassing the Clinton-era shutdown of 21 days.…

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…