Columns

How U.S., Europe, Israel and the Gulf States Nurtured ISIS, By Owei Lakemfa

The training of the Syrian rebels, which was primarily the training of ISIS and al-Nusra fighters, took place in Jordan. It was carried out by the CIA, the United States Defence Department, the Jordanian Armed Forces and its General Intelligence Directorate, Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, the Qatar State Security and…
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Opinion

May Allah Bless Chancellor Merkel of Germany, By Yushau A. Shuaib

There is a lot to be learnt from leaders like Chancellor Merkel, who though a Christian is providing shelter, food, medication, education and even an enabling environment for Muslims to practice their religion in her country. She has clearly demonstrated the Islamic injunction, which states: “O humankind! We created you…
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Bámidélé Upfront

The Paris Tragedy, Islamic State, Boko Haram Crisis and Hypocrisy Of The West, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

As we grieve for the lost lives in Paris, we must accept that the West has failed miserably to respond to the threat posed by Islamic radicalism, of which Boko Haram, the Islamic State and all other aspiring terror groups are a fearsome manifestation. Terrorists, do not distinguish when ready…
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Opinion

A Perspective on the French Attack, By Muideen Olagunju

Will there be more attacks on the unsuspecting civilian populations, particularly in the world's main cities? I am afraid: Yes. As long as drones tear up limbs of women and children without repercussions; as long as world powers refuse to open themselves to genuine commitment to international peace and security;…
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Columns

Today’s America and a Few More Questions For Senator Patrick Leahy, By Femi Fani-Kayode

The United States of America, both directly and through their regional allies like Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, Kuwait and various other Arab Gulf states, supplied millions of dollars’ worth of arms to the vicious Islamic fundamentalist terrorist organisation known as the Al Nusra Front three years ago in Syria in…
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