Author Archives: Dr. Ismail Salami

An American neo-Orientalist in Tehran

Sadly, Orientalism has not yet run its course. On the contrary, it has assumed different forms and has gained momentum in recent years. Continue reading

The horror! ISIL cult beheads, crucifies Iraqi children

The ISIL cult has degenerated radically into animality and surpassed regions of barbarity where the devils fear to tread. Continue reading

Shia killing and Pakistan’s demonic dogma

By all standards, human rights abuse in Pakistan particularly against the Shia population is taking a horrendous momentum with the government keeping silent on the ongoing bloodbath. Continue reading

MKO’s and Mossad’s mortifying ignominy in Iran

In their abortive effort to assassinate another Iranian nuclear scientist, Israeli officials only sustained desperation and disgrace in their dastardly elimination campaign against Iran, which was apparently in sync with ISIL’s inhumane brutalities inside Iraq and Syria. Continue reading

UN resolution on Iran is a mockery of justice

The not-very-independent UN body has made a mockery of justice by soldering a resolution on the so-called human rights violations in Iran. Continue reading

ISIL: From decapitation to Islamophobia

With the ISIL terrorists mounting more gory adventurism in Syria and Iraq and capturing villages and towns, there seems to be no tangible impediment to stop this influx of terror. Continue reading

Boko Haram and tentacles of terror

Dwelling in a life-in-death situation, nearly three hundred innocent Nigerian schoolgirls are going through a psychological ordeal at the hands of the notorious Boko Haram Takfiri group. Continue reading

After Syria debacle, what now?

Thanks to the indefatigable efforts of Iran and Russia, Syria is gradually recuperating from a callous crisis wrought by Washington and its regional Arab puppets. Continue reading

Drones: Obama’s invisible war

In the midst of a crisis which has in recent weeks created a political chasm between Russia and the United States, there is an ongoing carnage in the name of combating terrorism against Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Somalia. Continue reading

The US’s dirty modus operandi in the Middle East

The 9/11 incident has polarized global politics into two distinct eras: pre-9/11 period and post-9/11 period with the latter wreaking havoc on the entire world, particularly on the Muslim world. Continue reading

The good, the bad, and the ugly in Syria talks

A five-minute audio message by al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri went viral on the internet in which he enjoins the rebels in Syria to end their infighting and focus their energies on battling against President Bashar al-Assad’s forces. Continue reading

Who really masterminds anti-Iran sanctions?

There is no remission to Washington’s belligerence towards Iran and no deal seems to be an antidote to this venom of spite secreted out on the part of the US officials on a daily basis. Continue reading

No more US boots at Afghan doorsteps?

In his refusal to sign the Afghan-US security pact which would enable some US troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014, Afghan President Hamid Karzai is signaling a clear message to the United States: Afghanistan does not need US troops on its ground any more. Continue reading

Racism, hatred eroding Britain like canker

Unfortunately, Britain is gradually plunging into the depths of moral deterioration and social decadence day in and day out as it refuses to make concrete efforts to curb the escalating trend of racism and hate crimes. Continue reading

Syria war: On the rotten rope of Zionists

While opposition to an unwarranted war against Syria for an alleged use of chemical weapons in the Middle Eastern country is by slow gradations gaining momentum in the world, as well as in the United States, some 250 Jewish leaders and the so-called activists affiliated with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) will be reportedly flocking into the halls on Capitol Hill early this week in order to “persuade lawmakers that Congress must adopt the resolution or risk emboldening Iran’s efforts to build a nuclear weapon.” Continue reading

Towards the vindication of a Syria invasion

In a stern tone, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the West on Wednesday not to indulge in any one-sided military action against Syria amid increasing fears that Washington is preparing to put this sinister idea into practical shape in cahoots with regional puppet regimes. Continue reading

Syria swings between hell and dialogue

It is admittedly not hard to imagine how someone can predict a vision of hell in a country like Syria which has become a hornet’s nest of terrorism and that which is tumbling into further chaos and bloodshed. Continue reading

Good and bad terrorists in Syria

Terrorism is terrorism and it cannot be defined otherwise unless the interests of one party tilt the scale in disfavor of another and the dichotomization of the terrorists in Syria into good and bad by the West casts doubt on its claim on democracy. Continue reading

Iran dialogue or US diplomatic detour?

It is very unfortunate to note that the United States has constantly sought to depict the Islamic Republic in the light of a tenacious nation resilient to any logic and dialogue whatsoever. Continue reading

Military voyeurism or invasion of Syria?

As part of the sinister plan for Syria, French military agents have recently held face-to-face meetings with the foreign-backed militants inside the country in a bid to “assess the situation on the ground.” Continue reading

Iran: Washington’s hardest case or troubled dream?

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has recently described Iran as the hardest issue she has been dealing with as secretary of state. Continue reading

Obama legalizes the illegal, targets innocents

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was bitterly right when he said US president Barack Obama “seems to be a nice man, and that is precisely the problem” and aptly described him as a “wolf in sheep’s clothing.” Continue reading

Israel metaphorically defeated in Gaza

At a time when the beleaguered Gaza became haunted by Israeli bombs and the innocent women and children were brutally killed by Israelis, US President Barrack Obama together with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a journey to a number of South East Asian countries including Myanmar, the land of pagodas and jungles, a poverty-stricken country which has recently witnessed a state-sponsored ethnic cleansing of the Muslim population in the Rakhine region. Continue reading

Is Washington mulling diplomacy on Iran?

In an apparent volte-face, Obama has revealed that the US has decided to resolve the so-called Iranian nuclear dispute by means of diplomacy. Continue reading

Syria’s Assad warns of apocalyptic war

In a rare interview with Russia Today TV, President Bashar Assad vigorously clarified his stance on the current Syrian crisis created by the West and some regional states, including Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar, and warned them of the apocalyptic consequences of any foreign intervention in Syria. Continue reading

‘Argo’: From Hollywoodism to Iranophobia

In recent years, Iranophobia has come to encompass a wider scope of media, including cinema which is incontestably capable of exercising a more powerful effect on manipulating the audience. Continue reading

Carnage or sanctions? Six million Iranian lives at stake

The US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran which directly and painfully target the population have created an inconceivable situation for those whose very lives depend on the medicine adversely affected by these barbaric sanctions. Continue reading

Press TV ban tantamount to human rights violation

The recent EU move to take Press TV off the air is to be seen as part of a continued process of media violation against this alternative channel. Continue reading

Human rights abuse in Canada

In June 2008, Canada officially apologized for forcing 150,000 aboriginal children into ghastly residential schools where they were abused sexually, psychologically and physically. Continue reading

Israel, Canada cut from same cloth

Canada’s abrupt move to sever all ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran manifestly springs from a strong Zionist sway which has permeated the political structure of the country. Continue reading

Targeted killing, mass murder of Shia minority in Pakistan

With thousands of Shia Muslims killed over the past few years in Pakistan and over 400 murdered in recent months, the killings have practically amounted to genocide, raising more than sectarian alarm bells not only in Pakistan but also across the Muslim world. Continue reading

NAM: Towards breaking the West’s stranglehold on power

Despite the West’s deliberate inattention to and willful disregard for the Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Tehran, there is no denying the fact that the summit has occasioned extreme chagrin in Washington and Israel and that dialogue among civilizations in achieving global peace is still a powerful feasibility. Continue reading