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Not all refugees are created equal

by Claude Salhani – Not all refugees are created equal nor do all refugees receive the same treatment. The world watched in disbe­lief as millions of Americans be­came temporary refugees as they tried to remain…



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Misunderstanding Islam

There is a great misun­derstanding of Islam in the West, a fair amount of which falls under the banner of Islamophobia — the unfounded fear of Islam. True, much of this misconception has been accentuated…


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Islamist fundamentalists 14 years later

By Claude Salhani – In the days following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Towers in New York and on the Pentagon, just outside Washington, DC, I wrote an analysis…


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The Mideast Crisis – deja-vu?

Claude Salhani First published in The Arab Weekly Although part of what’s happening in Iraq is eerily reminiscent of the events leading up to the 2003 US inva­sion, the subsequent occupation of the country and…



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Possibly up to 1,000 Islamists in Belgium

By Claude Salhani | Sources close to French and Belgian intelligence services have told this reporter that there could be up to 1,000 Islamist “sleepers” currently hiding in Belgium, and waiting for the right moment…