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Valentine's Day celebrated in Pakistan, but for many the feelings are mixed

Valentine's Day celebrated in Pakistan, but for many the feelings are mixed

By Malik Ayub Sumbal      ISLAMABAD: Some Pakistani teenagers are preparing for Valentine’s Day with great enthusiasm, thronging to gift shops to buy presents for their loved ones.   The commemoration of Valentine’s Day is mostly admonished in this society as the day is linked to the values and traditions of western societies. Some young people do not […]

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The global showdown between Exceptionalism and Islamofascism

The global showdown between Exceptionalism and Islamofascism

By Sheda Vasseghi The majority of the world views America as exceptional.  As a country that has come to possess a unique role in world affairs, America serves as a role model for many nations still struggling with their identity, equality, equity, and the pursuit of happiness. Whether America acts in its own interests or […]

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Khomeini and 9/11: Americans and the Iranian people have the same enemy

Khomeini and 9/11: Americans and the Iranian people have the same enemy

By Sheda Vasseghi On the anniversary of a national tragedy and foreign attack on American soil followed by multiple physical and psychological battle fronts which radically changed U.S. perspective and policy in the Middle East, a key question remains:  Now what?   September 11 brought Americans face to face with Islamism – a new ideology to […]