Taj Hashmi* Clarksville, September 23, 2014 (Alochonaa): This is an in-depth study of the reasons and consequences of the rise of Islamist militancy and terror in global perspective, with detailed discussions on Islam, Islamism, America’s foreign and domestic policies; and their short- and long-term consequences on global and America’s […]
In this raw and emotive piece, Faruk Wasif of Bangladesh’s largest Bengali newspaper, Daily Prothom-Alo, discusses the recent death of his countrymen, Rubel Ahmed, in a UK detention centre and the continuing degradation of the rights of immigrants around the world.
Michael D. Driessen is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs (John Cabot University, Rome, Italy) discusses secularism in the United States and re-evaluates the role of religion within the public sphere.
For most academics the use of blogs, social media or other ‘low-brow’ media tools seems like a distraction from the real work of publishing in journals, writing books or winning academic hearts and minds. Consequently, academics are often reluctant to engage with social media even though there are ways it can be used to directly promote their research agendas, career prospects and increase societal impact. Professor Tim Hitchcock takes at look prospects for academics to harness modern communications technology and increase their impact.
The author of the book ‘Religion and Politics in International Relations- The Modern Myth’, Dr. Timothy Fitzgerald responses to a review of his book.
by Christopher Murphy* Brisbane, September 7, 2014 (Alochonaa): Today marks the 50th anniversary of what is known as most iconic political advertisement of all time, that it’s influence is clearly evident today. 1964 was the year that the negative political advertisement was born, initiating the clever use of […]
Dr. Irfan Ahmad in this striking historical analysis, explains Mahatma Gandhi’s views on the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. In doing so, Ahmad reveals Gandhi as a man was plagued by inconsistencies, contradictions and secrecy, he was a man who was not above using the conflict for his own political ends.