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Monday, November 23, 2020
Trump Administration Hits Foreign Professionals and Students

Trump Administration Hits Foreign Professionals and Students

Frank Islam (Washington): On June 22, President Donald Trump issued an executive order suspending the entry of a number of non-immigrant work visa holders into...
Systemic Racism: America Requires A Systemic Response

America: Systemic racism requires systemic response

Frank Islam (Washington): On May 25, there was a 9-minute incident in Minneapolis, Minnesota that sparked protests in hundreds of locations across the USA...
The Need for an International Interconnected Philanthropic Network to Defeat Covid-19

Connected Internationally: A need for Philanthropic Network to defeat COVID-19

Frank Islam (Washington): In times of crises such as flooding, hurricanes, and earthquakes, there is a substantial need for philanthropic assistance.  Because of the...
Joe Biden and Pakistan

US-Pakistan Ties: A President Biden would be a best choice

Frank Islam (Washington): The Covid-19 pandemic dominated the news in Pakistan and the United States in the month of April.  During that same time period,...
Coronavirus pakistan

Putting the Coronavirus Pandemic into Perspective

Frank Islam (Washington DC): At this point in time, on March 25, the only thing that can be said with any certainty regarding the...
afghan peace process

Afghanistan Peace Agreement: the need to convert uncertainty to opportunity

Washington (Frank Islam): On Saturday, February 29, the United States and the Taliban signed a peace agreement between the two entities in Afghanistan. This...
2010–2019: A Decade Of Loss. 2020–2029: A Decade For Recovery

America: 2010–2019: A Decade Of Loss. 2020–2029: A Decade For Recovery.

Frank Islam (Washington): The decade 2010–2019 for the United States, to paraphrase T.S. Eliot, was one that “ended not with a bang but with...
Indias Budget 2020 Needs a few course corrections

India’s Budget 2020: Needs a few course corrections

Frank Islam (Washington): In her marathon 2 hours and 46 minutes speech introducing India's 2020 budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman painted an optimistic picture...
Combatting Corruption A Need in Pakistan and Around the World

Combatting Corruption: A Need in Pakistan and Around the World

Frank Islam (Washington): The 2019 Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) which ranks 180 countries based on “perceived levels of public sector corruption” released last week revealed...
What the US, India and the world can learn from Martin Luther King and Gandhi

What the US, India and the world can learn from Martin...

Frank Islam (Washington): In January 2020, India, the US, and the world need more peace, love, and healing. We need a renewal and a reawakening...