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Abdul-Majeed Azad

When the local and global events prick his conscience, the creative freelancer within his alter ego forces him to lift the pen.

Aung San Suu Kyi Should Be Tried by the Hague

Since I wrote about four months ago on the plight of Rohingya ( in Myanmar (formerly, Burma), their situation has worsened a great deal:...

This Independence Day, Are There Any More Lows for Us?

On the eve of our nation's 241st birthday, Ezra Klein's latest posting 'America, the diminished' on Vox made a somber and humbling read. In the...

Write Six Names … Will You?

About six weeks ago I was on a working trip to Houston. I flew by Southwest both ways. On my return flight to LA,...

The Grotesqueness of Her Excellency Daw

While declaring the Nobel Peace prize in 1991, the Noble committee in its glorious citation praised the recipient for the 'non-violent struggle for democracy...

An Open Letter to the President of Pakistan

The pompous paper tigers claiming to be stewards of Pakistan's destiny, should lease their lawless territory to the Mother Queen, because none are capable of governing it.

Mr. Trump, Thank you

Congratulations to Donald Trump for beating his three closest competitors combined, by denigrating others and being a stand-up comic, not as good as Seinfeld.

US Has Insatiable Appetite for Violent Meddling in Syria

In coming days, weeks, the American public will be fed more doctored evidence to justify plunging into another conflict, thousands of miles away.

Tuesday Not About Electing a President: Choosing Lesser of The Two...

Wondering about the lunacy of the process that brought out nothing but the intent of two people and their cohorts vying in the pursuit of power with utmost greed, and lust.

A Bigot? Not me, not me, not me!!!!

I've heard the veteran journalist Juan Williams on NPR as long as I've lived in the United States: 19 years to be precise. I came to like him and respect him for his incisive analysis and in-depth reporting.

From Ashes of Hatred and Phobia, Let There Rise a Bridge...

Questioning the intentions of Muslims who want to be a part of the healing process is equivalent to undermining the lofty principles of our Founding Fathers who understood the power and virtue of religious liberty in American life.