MATTHEW LEE and KATHY GANNON / The Associated PressFeb 29, 2020
The agreement could see the withdrawal of all American and allied forces in the next 14 months — but it could also easily unravel. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Maj. Danny Sjursen / TruthdigAug 27, 2019
Washington is finally conceding the country's rural provinces to the Taliban. In truth, it never really controlled them to begin with. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
By Zahra Nader / Sahar SpeaksJan 31, 2017
Afghan civil law does not give women the right to divorce. "Here, a woman's voice is not heard," says a law student who spent four years in court ending her abusive marriage. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / TruthdigOct 20, 2015
The same GOP politicians who denounce all US Muslims for allegedly wanting to impose Sharia on all Americans are talking about the Syrian rebels who want a Sharia society as “moderates” and “U allies” being targeted by Russia The same GOP politicians who denounce all U . Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
By Michael HudsonAug 9, 2014
Sex: The topic that has proved strong enough to displace religious and academic discussion about property and wealth as the driving force in human affairs and evolution. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 8, 2014
Brunei's sultan, who's responsible for implementing the inhumane Shariah law, will benefit in a number of ways from the Trans-Pacific Partnership; NASA plans to put a greenhouse on Mars in just a few years; meanwhile, Peruvians have created billboards that clean the air and produce potable water. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 4, 2013
The Republican-controlled state Senate of North Carolina just passed an anti-Shariah-law measure less than 24 hours after lawmakers surreptitiously stuck some extremely restrictive anti-abortion amendments into it. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 3, 2012
Victoria Jackson, "SNL" throwback and low-rent Lady Gaga, took another big misstep in her troubling transition from comedy to punditry with this Shariah-themed episode of "PolitiChicks," which would play like self-parody if Jackson had the capacity for critical self-reflection. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 5, 2011
At a news conference in late July, New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie loudly defended his appointment of a Muslim lawyer to a state judgeship, saying that conservatives' fear of shariah law "is crap." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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