Should the Kurds have their own state? Or the Scots, or the Catalans? When can a minority go against the will of the majority and declare its own independence?
Did Trump really mock a disabled reporter? If so ,why? Youtube has censored my comment on this subject and on why Trump owes an apology to Muslims, not disabled people.
Trump has identified that “Radical Islam” is a a common enemy of Russia and the USA. But how will this new label be used? Can Trump win against Isis with Russia and declare victory and wind back the US empire?
With Trump’s victory, what does this rise of nationalism mean – could it be a good thing?
Trump has said that Obama is The founder of Isis, but he needs to explain this better here is how he could do it…
Can the Qur’an have internal abrogation? How can we interpret the Qur’an using proof by contradiction? What are the implications for us in practical terms – an example of interpreting the shares for inheritance which resolves the apparent contradictions.
In all the bigotry swirling around migrants who bring drugs disease and rape, here I take aim at reports that keep resurfacing about Muslim men being more likely to be sex abusers.
The giving of regular charity in Islam is a duty, but there are many different confusing rules which mean we need to organise as a community to pick rules we live by that match the principles set out but are easy to follow.
With various crises in the Muslim world and constant misrepresentation of Islam we need to work to establish the principles around which Muslims can and should unite to present and represent Islam accurately. Here is an attempt to put first things first in Islamic politics.
A few thoughts about Turkey and the spate of theatrical terror attacks….