Nadia Mughal
Nadia Mughal

My interests include international affairs, democracy and human rights, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Middle East affairs, American politics and running.

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March 7, 2013

Syrian Civil War: Rebels Still Fighting Muddled Battle Over Legitimacy

Thanks to years of ethnic manipulation by Bashar al-Assad's fascist Ba'athist government, Syrian rebels are finding it difficult to assure the country they'll be safer without it.

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Nov. 30, 2012

Palestine UN Vote LIVE Feed Video: Palestine Could Be Recognized As a Nonmember State on Thursday

On Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly will vote on whether to accept Palestine as a nonmember observer state. Follow along live for the latest updates at the UN.
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Oct. 11, 2012

Affirmative Action Case: Supreme Court Will Not Change Educational Disparities in America

Regardless of the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action, the problems in educational disparities in America will remain unless reform brings equal funding to early education.
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Oct. 4, 2012

Syria Civil War: Why NATO and Kurdish Fighters Are the New Players in the Ongoing Revolution

As the region lays on shaky grounds, Syria has become a battlefield for not only the Syrian regime and rebels fighters but also for Turkey and Kurdish separatists.
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July 1, 2012

Transnational Drug Trafficking and Crime Impedes Sustainable Development

Illicit drug trafficking and organized crime are a huge threat to international peace and security. These issues also prevent us from achieving sustainable development around the world.
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June 18, 2012

Palestinian Soccer Player Mahmoud Sarsak to Be Released By Israel After Three-Month Hunger Strike

Soccer player Mahmoud Sarsak's courageous hunger strike is shedding light on the injustices faced by Palestinians prisoners in Israel.

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June 6, 2012

Liberian Warlord Charles Taylor's 50 Year Sentence: Does Justice Come at a High Price?

The cost to bring warlord Charles Taylor to prison begs the questions whether justice should come at a high price. Do war criminals even deserve the high cost to bring them to justice?
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May 26, 2012

United Nations Fails to Stop Assad Regime Killings in Syria

The United Nations, the international body formed to prevent conflicts and provide a platform of global diplomacy for peace, is failing to stop the ongoing violent crisis in Syria.
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May 25, 2012

Racist Riots in Tel Aviv Show A New Level of Intolerance in Israel

The recent violent protests against African immigrants in Tel Aviv point to signs of a new level of Israeli intolerance.
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May 21, 2012

Chicago NATO Summit: War in Afghanistan Finally On G8 Agenda

The situation in Afghanistan will be an important topic during the NATO Summit in Chicago. It's time to evaluate the challenges and recognize the key factors that will bring lasting peace.
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May 16, 2012

Nakba Day 2012 Honors the Ongoing Struggle of Palestinian Refugees

On the 64th anniversary of Nakba, the world must recognize the struggles of the Palestinian refugees, and realize that their rights and aspirations are just as importance as everyone else's.

April 17, 2012

Tupac Hologram Concert With Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg at Coachella is Exploitative

Sure, the technology is impressive, but are we capitalizing off the legacies of our favorite artists who have long since past?