As a long-time reader of Crescent International, an activist for Palestinian freedom, and a Jewish Holocaust survivor, I am concerned by the tone and content of Kevin Barrett’s article in your July 1 issue, “Who’s Backing Trump.”
Even a cursory glance at the Muslim world would show that it is beset with many problems. From mass poverty amid pockets of obscene affluence to chaotic traffic and gross mismanagement coupled with widespread corruption characterize most Muslim societies.
Lebanon is in turmoil. There have been angry protests against the Lebanese government and the corrupt ruling class in which hundreds of people have been injured.
Exceptionalism is a disease that affects many people and countries. Your article on exceptionalism (January 2020) discussed the various claimants to it with the US leading the pack.
Islamophobia poses an existential threat to Muslims. It is not just the ordinary ignorant rednecks, racists, and bigots that pose a risk.
Indian fascism is on a rampage. Since Narendra Modi’s ascension to power, the fascists have come out openly in targeting Muslims.
The 8 million people of Indian occupied Kashmir have been under a brutal lockdown since August 5.
Unfortunately disunity among Muslims is enabling others to target and kill them.
Boycotting Indian goods is a peaceful way to express one’s abhorrence at the Modi regime’s atrocious crimes in Kashmir.
The Ansarallah fighters in Yemen have shown what can be achieved with steadfastness and determination.
The learned writer’s piece was worth reading and devoid of prejudice. However, there was a factual mistake.
Most Muslims suffer from mental slavery and are unable to think for themselves. That is why they are unable to progress.
The 8 million people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir are subjected terrible suffering. India maintains a colonial army exceeding 900,000 in Kashmir.
How can Zionist Israel claim to be a democracy when it has imposed a tight siege of the tiny Gaza enclave where nearly two million people are held prisoners?
Islamophobia has become a serious threat to Muslims living in the West. Hardly a day passes by without some incident.
The people of Yemen were supposed to surrender before the combined military might of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Sudan, the US, Britain, and Israel.
Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and their ilk are the most visible faces of fascism in India today but its roots go deep into Hinduism.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global “Goalkeeper award” to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi evoked more than its share of criticism from many quarters.