Yuram Abdullah Weiler


  • یورام عبدالله وایلر 2017-10-02 10:43

    By: Javad Heirannia

    Western civilization will decline: analyst

    TEHRAN – Political analyst Yuram Abdullah Weiler says “According to the historian Arnold Toynbee, civilizations decline because of their inability to cope with important challenges.”

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017-09-25 12:25

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Trump’s UN rant: A stain that must disappear from the page of time

    “If you are without feeling for the suffering of others, It is not possible for you to be called ‘Human’.” Sadi

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017-09-10 15:54

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Hajj: Antidote for the malignancy of American materialism

    “There is no crime America will not commit in order to maintain its political, cultural, and military domination of those parts of the world where it predominates.” —Imam Khomeini to Hajj pilgrims, September 12, 1980

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017/07/08

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Protest Paradox: On the futility of liberal “resistance” in the age of Trump

    “If the State authority is open to democratic influence, the demonstration will hardly be necessary; if it is not, it is unlikely to be influenced by an empty show of force containing no real threat.” —John Berger (1926–2017)

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017-06-07 14:56

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    The destabilizing paradox of missile defense

    There is a strange paradox when it comes to anti-missile defense: while in theory seeming to increase stability by providing a shield against incoming missiles launched by an adversary, in practice an anti-missile system tends to be destabilizing and increase tension.  The reason is that such a missile “defense” reinforces the second strike capability of the deploying nation and could thus increase the likelihood of a pre-emptive first strike by the nation against which the system is deployed.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017/05/28

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Theater of the absurd: Trump’s speech before the Riyadh Summit

    “Iran—fresh from real elections—attacked by @POTUS in that bastion of democracy & moderation. Foreign Policy or simply milking KSA of $480B?” —Iran’s Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017-04-18 11:31

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Poison gas and the Holocaust: Spicer crosses a Zionist redline

    During a White House presser on April 11, 2017, a revealing question and answer exchange took place between members of the White House press corps and Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer.  Several probing questions on the U.S. attack on Syria had been asked by members of the press corps and Spicer’s replies all centered around Russia’s backing the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom he tried to compare to the Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler.

  • Yuram Abdullah Weiler 2017/04/04

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Migrant Misery: U.S. incarcerating immigrants and abusing asylum seekers

    “How do I have this knife, this guillotine over my neck and be able to function?”  — New York immigrant-rights leader Ravi Ragbir