Usaid Siddiqui is a Canadian-based freelance writer. He has written for PolicyMic, Aslan Media, Al Jazeera America, and Mondoweiss on current affairs. Twitter handle:@UsaidMuneeb16
Comment: Pakistan's Raheel Sharif was recently appointed head of the Islamic Military Alliance, but Lahore should instead look to play a 'neutral arbiter' role, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: A straight line can be drawn from the day the invasion began 14 years ago, to what is unfolding in Iraq today, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: As the north-western tribal areas prepare to be incorporated into Pakistan's regional governance system, many predict an end to 'terrorism' here, as long as the government listens...
Comment: Donald Trump has complained the media is unwilling to report on terrorism, but it is precisely the way in which they've reported that has driven isolation, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: Bush and Obama's policies provided the foundation for normalising Islamophobia in American society, which the current President is now brazenly exploiting, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: Secretary of State John Kerry's speech articulated a growing international frustration with Israel, that is finally reaching its zenith, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: The minority Muslim community is facing an intense campaign of violence at the hands of the state, yet the world remains distracted, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: As attachment to Israel among American Jews declines, support for the Palestinian cause and advocacy for the end of the occupation has increased over the years, writes Usaid Siddiqui
Comment: Should Trump act on his campaign pledges as they relate to Muslims, the Obama administration would certainly have to shoulder some of the blame, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: The war in Afghanistan was a defining feature of US foreign policy for over a decade, but this election it has quietly dropped off the agenda, writes Usaid Siddiqui
Comment: Reports documenting torture at Guantanamo and Obama's failed promise to close the camp encapsulate the abysmal failure and injustices of the US's 'War on Terror', writes Usaid Saddiqui
Comment: The harmful 24/7 mainstream news cycle is taking its toll on our educational landscape. Today's school curriculum must counter this, and provide meaningful teaching on Islam, writes Usaid Saddiqui
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