Council in Support of the Resistance of Herat

Establishing “Council in Support of the Resistance of Herat” Kabul-09 August 2021 As our beloved country burns in the flames of foreign invasion, and the ancient city of Herat has turned into a stronghold of honor and liberty, a number of Herat youths have come together in Kabul with much love for their homeland to […]

Afghans march supporting the ANDSF against the Taliban across Afghanistan

Vast numbers of Afghan civilians in many cities across the country have been chanting “Allah Akbar” and other calls to support their beloved ANDSF (Afghan National Defense Security Forces) in the battle with the Taliban, Al Qaeda and Daesh. The cheering started at night in Herat and spread throughout the country. People were chanting on […]

Islam on the fringes

Decided to start reading India in the Persianate Age: 1000–1765. It’s a fast and easy read (and, it’s an affordable book for a nonspecialist like me who only spends $100 or more on genetics texts). I jumped ahead in a few passages, which seem to be adaptations from papers I’ve read from the author before. […]

Browncast Episode 118: Professor Ahmet Kuru, Islam, Authoritarianism and Underdevelopment

Another BP Podcast is up. You can listen on Libsyn, Apple, Spotify,  and Stitcher (and a variety of other platforms). Probably the easiest way to keep up the podcast since we don’t have a regular schedule is to subscribe to one of the links above! You can also support the podcast as a patron. The primary benefit now is that you get […]

Expanding CAA

Expanding CAA (working evolving draft)   Would like to propose expanding CAA to include the following groups of muslims to: get everyone’s feedback on what can practically pass the Indian Lokh Sabha quickly see if several major Indian leaders will publicly endorse this The following text will be continually edited based on feedback. Proposing to […]

The Abbasid invention of Islam

Since many readers of this weblog have rather naive views of Islam and its interaction with the Indian subcontinent, I thought they might appreciate my post on my other weblog, The Myth Of Arabian Paganism, And The Jewish-Christian Origins Of The Umayyads. It wasn’t emphasized in the piece, but I will make it clear here: […]

Why did so many BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) voted Tory? (a)

This is a follow up to: Why did so many BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) voted Tory? It appears that Jews, Indian and African Britons abandoned Labour in droves and voted for other political parties. Would be curious to learn who they voted for. Suspect many voted for the Liberal Democrats. As described by […]

National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA)

Brown Pundits favorite Kushal Mehra explains the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). I don’t understand why the NRC and CAA are controversial among some. Can anyone explain this to me?