Bashing Muslims helped Trump win. Now he needs a Muslim-world win to help fix his image https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/05/20/bashing-muslims-helped-trump-win-now-he-needs-a-muslim-world-win-to-help-fix-his-image/?utm_term=.da5b3dd4ed52
Preventing Egypt from sliding into civil war is a global security issue, as young militants who a year ago trusted the ballot box could potentially turn into the next generation of extremists.
Then they came for the right thinking people of Egypt, and there was no one left to speak for what is “right,” for “thinking,” and for the “people.”
Islamic lunar calendar confusion continues until proper scientific conventions are adopted and the lunar calendar is predictable and certain and not subject to the vagaries of sighting.
Sanity would require that unconditional US talks with Tehran begin as soon as possible….An emboldened nuclear Iran would be bad news for Iran’s citizens combating a repressive clerical regime…But it might paradoxically change the balance of power in the region and might result in some unpredictable gains for disenfranchised Palestinians.