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Opinion: When the Fires Threaten the Arsonists

Opinion: When the Fires Threaten the Arsonists

The Arab world currently feels like an arid land that has been set on fire. But it seems the arsonists responsible are yet to realize that the wind is blowing their way, and that as soon as the flames begin to spread, they will be the first victims. There are several...
A Theologian Marooned in the Profane

A Theologian Marooned in the Profane

This month, the UNESCO marked the 80th birthday of an Iranian philosopher with ceremonies in Paris and Tehran. The honoree was Dr. Reza Davari-Ardakani, who has been a teacher of philosophy at the University of Tehran for decades. Today, Davari is recognized as the...
Opinion: What is Hezbollah?

Opinion: What is Hezbollah?

The controversy begins with the name Hezb Allah, Arabic for the Party of God. And the controversy is further deepened by what is implied by the name: the others, the ones who don’t belong to the movement of fire and brimstone, are Hezb al-Shaytan, the Party of Satan....