All posts tagged: Trump

Making Sense of Trump’s Economic Nationalism

“It doesn’t matter who becomes the next president, the world is governed by market forces.” [1] Alan Greenspan The world is going through a transition, where economic liberalism and globalism are shifting towards economic nationalism and patriotism, with US President Donald Trump leading the way. Globalism has significantly benefited the United States since the 1990s; […]

America is Isolated and Weakened by Asymmetrical Warfare in Afghanistan but Pakistan Unable to Capitalize

As the Taliban’s leadership and the Trump administration inch towards some kind of “peace deal”, it is quite evident that America is the real loser. After 18 years of fighting, America has spent close to $975 billion, lost 2,219 soldiers, and has to care for 20,198 wounded combatants. [1, 2] In return, Washington has very […]

News Headlines 21/08/2019

US Tests Missile Recession Dawns Global Economy Trump Wants to Buy Greenland US Tests Missile On Sunday 18th August, the Pentagon tested a conventionally-configured (i.e. non-nuclear) cruise missile. The missile flew over 500 km and officials described it as accurately impacting. A ground-launched cruise missile of that range would have been flat out illegal under […]

News Headlines 16/08/2019

New Ukip Leader Condemned for Virulent Islamophobia US Troop Drawdown Complicated by Afghanistan’s Resurgent Taliban Kashmir: Imran Khan says Pakistan will ‘teach India a lesson’ New Ukip Leader Condemned for Virulent Islamophobia The newly-elected leader of Ukip has been condemned for “virulent Islamophobia” after footage emerged of him arguing it should be illegal to publicly […]

America’s Diplomatic Language, under the guise of Peace, Imply the Continuation of War in Afghanistan

As the eighth round of peace talks between the American and the Taliban delegations kicked off in Doha, Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, wrote on his Twitter: “The Taliban are signaling they would like to conclude an agreement. We are ready for a good agreement.” He also added, “We are pursuing […]

Domestic Terrorism: A Product of Secular Liberalism

On Saturday, 20 people were massacred in El Paso, Texas and then another 9 innocent lives were taken on Sunday in Dayton, Ohio. Unfortunately, such tragedies have become all too common in our society – another day, another mass shooting. We have yet again witnessed domestic terrorism carried out by white nationalists/supremacists in America. Over […]

Q&A: The World Oil Markets To: Abdul Al-Aziz Almanis

Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh our precious Ameer; May Allah grant you a great powerful victory and establish the Khilafah by your hands. My question concerning the first reason (the world oil markets) leading to tension between America and Iran in the answer to the question: The Reality of tension between America and […]

US-Russia Relationship: “at an all-time and very dangerous low”?

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that 755 US embassy workers “must stop their activity in the Russian Federation” on September 1st. This escalation in diplomatic tension follows Trump’s signing of a new package of sanctions on Russia, which were passed by Congress with an overwhelming majority from both the Republicans and Democrats, and Trump was […]