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Hasan Ismaik
Hasan Ismaik 32 | Articles

The Donkey & Elephant Race: Reflections on a Significant Event

Every four years, the world, armed with statistics on the one hand and predictions and expectations on the other, gaze...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 6 months ago

Pandora's Box... Radicalization and counter-radicalization in France

While presenting his strategic vision to confront “political Islam” in a speech on October 2, French President Emmanuel Macron could...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 6 months ago

How educational curriculum wastes the Arab youth's potential and creates a backward society

“Westerners are not geniuses and we are not stupid, they only support those who fail until they succeed, while we...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 6 months ago

Between the Mind and the Rifle - Reflections on the struggle of "Enemy brothers"

Dear readers, this article may differ from my previous work as I am writing it as a form of inner...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 6 months ago

Religion and Technology: Which One Separates and Which One Unites?

For many decades, this gloomy East has been living what might be called a “curse of civilization”. History began here,...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 6 months ago

The surviving sect... its origins and connotations

What if Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) were to see the condition of Islam and Muslims today; would we be greeted with...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 7 months ago

Why do we fail while others succeed?

“We will render war not merely unthinkable, but materially impossible”, French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman declared at the end of...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 9 months ago

Are we witnessing the end of the American era?

The year was 1991. I remember the day we returned to Amman from the Gulf with many other Jordanian families,...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 9 months ago

We and Democracy... When will the dream come true?

Democracy is defined as a form of political governance based on the peaceful transfer of power and majority rule. This...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 10 months ago

Will the Arab youth save Europe and America demographically?

I recently read a book titled “What to Expect When No One’s Expecting” by the American writer Jonathan V. Last....

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 10 months ago

Is Washington running the politics of the Middle East?

The Middle East remains a dilemma for American foreign policy. Ever since Washington began to pay attention to the region,...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 10 months ago

Renewing Religious Discourse: Fundamental Dialectics

Most advocates of religious discourse start from a disruptive assumption that makes this discourse inactive and distant from the present....

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 11 months ago

The Coronavirus Crisis Raises Contradictions in Western Countries

Decision-making circles in the world’s countries today are not only preoccupied with how to develop and test ways to limit...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 12 months ago

Will Coronavirus Ignite a Nuclear War?

Since the Peloponnesian War that broke out in Greece in the 5th century BCE, theorists of international interactions have highlighted...

Hasan Ismaik Hasanis 12 months ago