The Manchester Mayor said Salman Abedi was not a Muslim. In fact, he was very much so a Muslim, and it is this, which very likely brought him to do what he did

May 30, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Salman Abedi, albeit a deranged, disenfranchised and psychopathic individual, was a practising Muslim and was very likely driven to do what he did by Islamic teachings – these teachings do not certainly represent the entire religion, but they still have a considerable effect on many practising Muslims. Not all teachings of […]

How much of a threat does Iran pose to Israel?

April 30, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Is there any justification for the behaviour Iran has demonstrated towards Israel throughout the last couple decades? Certainly not.  However, many supporters try to downplay the behaviour of the Islamic Republic; even though they have proven themselves to arguably being the most brutal, callous and murderous regime in the Middle-East. […]

Why Trump is right to maintain distance from Iran

February 14, 2017 Jake Beaumont 1

“Islam wants to conquer the whole world.” This is not a quote muttered by Al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS or by al-Zawahiri the leader of Al-Qaeda. Rather, it was said by Ayatollah Khomeini; the former supreme leader of Iran, who’s warning we should certainly heed, as his successor Khameini has […]

Trump and Trudeau’s foreign policy, how do they line up?

January 18, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau are two entirely different leaders.  One is a nationalist and the other a globalist.  One is extremely progressive and the other a populist.  Certainly the differences in domestic and global policy are very noticeable, and it will be interesting to see how the disparities will […]

After Aleppo: the state of Syria

January 17, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Written by Vijay Prashad: Taken from CounterPunch The Syrian Arab Army now controls Aleppo, which means that the Syrian government once more is in charge of the main population centres in the country. Opposition armed forces are hemmed in around Damascus and in Idlib, while the Islamic State (IS) still […]