Archive For The “politics” Category

True dangers of the Iranian nuclear issue!

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True dangers of the Iranian nuclear issue!

After years of open hostility and even threats of actual confrontations, the West and Iran seem to have embarked on a new path of dialogue and reconciliation which above all marks a significant ideological shift in the revolutionary agenda of the Islamic Republic with its existential claims to the principles of the raison de fois….

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The rise of Christianity in the Islamic Republic

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The rise of Christianity in the Islamic Republic

A new social trend in the Islamic Republic of Iran seems to target not only state-sponsored religious norms of rectitude and morality, but also the very defining principles of the Iranian social order. The Islamic Republic of Iran appears to be an inexhaustible social laboratory that never ceases to surprise external observers. As prominent scholar…

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Dawn of the Islamic Renaissance

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Dawn of the Islamic Renaissance

Recent political events that have swept across the Islamic world have fundamental implications for the most basic principles of political Islam. Some speak of a new wave of Islamic modernism in the Arab world. Meanwhile another Islamic context, Iran, is the setting for nothing less than an ideological renaissance for Islam itself.   Islamic political…

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The euro and an ancient divide

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The euro and an ancient divide

The coming months could actually leave an indelible mark not only on the very economic subsistence of many western states but also at a deeper level on an ancient philosophical debate between republicanism and liberalism. As the euro celebrated its tenth anniversary on January the first, the world appears to be entering into a new…

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Collective persecution of the Bahais in Iran

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Collective persecution of the Bahais in Iran

Many countries use national security as the pretext for violating human rights, but why should Iran single out the Bahais for this kind of persecution Children weeping  as the bulldozers come to demolish their homes turning them into twisted metal and concrete piles, adults standing watching their lives being crushed. Is this taking place in…

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