Abdelwahab El-Affendi

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

Politics

A tale of two policies: US in Iraq and South Sudan

The US is becoming very skilled on conjuring up failed states, and helping them fail even more.

A tale of two policies: US in Iraq and South Sudan

Afghanistan

Boko Haram and the crippling of Islam in Africa

Radical movements in Africa are hurting the future of Islam on the continent.

Boko Haram and the crippling of Islam in Africa

Politics

Sudan: Failure to talk?

What would it take for a breakthrough in Sudan's 'national dialogue'?

Sudan: Failure to talk?

Archive

Let us be rational

The Muslim overreaction to the pope's remarks may go to support his point about Muslim's problems with rationality.

Let us be rational

Archive

Darfur's tentative peace

African Union mediators have set another ultimatum in the Darfur conflict, with no sign that the two recalcitrant rebel factions are going to sign the Abuja deal.

Darfur's tentative peace

Archive

Democratic solution for cartoons

When the controversial Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie was awarded the European Union Literary Award in 1996, of all places, Denmark Muslims were immensely infuriated by this added insult.

Democratic solution for cartoons

Archive

The destabilising effect of Darfur

On 2 November 2005 the day when Sudan's First Vice-President Salva Kiir arrived in Washington on his first official US visit, President George Bush made a decision extending the sanctions against Sudan for the eighth year running.

The destabilising effect of Darfur