The Chapel Hill Shootings

Art & Design, Blog, Featured, Illustration, Lifestyle, News, USA

February 13, 2015

My latest piece on the tragic ‪#‎ChapelHillShootings‬ and how our myopic media lens magnifies Muslims when it serves their agenda and completely forgets them when it matters most. May the three innocent victims of this senseless act of violence rest in peace.  ...

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Judge asks al Qaeda, Iran, Taliban to pay $6B for 9/11

Blog, Middle East, USA

August 2, 2012

An American Federal Magistrate Judge has said that al Qaeda, the Taliban and Iran are all liable to pay up to $6 billion in damages for the 9/11 attacks in New York. So lets get this straight. *Osama bin Laden, leader of al Qaeda and Saudi national, claims responsibility for 9/11 *15 of the 19 …...

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Winning the hearts and minds, one war crime at a time.

Blog, USA

April 20, 2012

The US are supposedly champions of human rights, they uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy, they are beacons of light in an otherwise dark world, they reprimand others left right and centre for committing atrocities and invade other countries to bring peace and stability. Bizarrely, these champions...

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Murder, Media and What We Read

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Politics, USA

March 16, 2012

When innocent men, woman and children are killed, it is called murder, so why does this not translate onto the pages of what we read as we ingest our daily fill of mainstream media? Writes Reuben Brand. The gruesome murder of 16 innocent people, nine of whom where children, by a US soldier in Afghanistan...

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Freedom, Democracy, Stupidity and War Crimes

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Uncategorized, USA

March 2, 2012

US Marines: Not the sharpest tools in the shed, but I guess one only need a blunt object to bludgeon a country to death. Writes Reuben Brand. Burning copiesof the Qur’an in Afghanistan – just another day at the office for the pride of America, the US Marines. Hundreds of angry Afghans have vented...

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US Marines embrace Nazi sentiments in Afghanistan

Blog, Middle East, USA

February 16, 2012

US Soldiers pose with a Nazi SS flag in Afghanistan. No disciplinary action will be taken against the Marines, because apparently there was no malicious intent. According to Maj. Gabrielle Chapin, a spokeswoman at Camp Pendleton, Calif. ” The Marines mistakenly believed the “SS” in...

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US sanctions on Iranian oil exports

Blog, Pakistan, USA

January 12, 2012

Senior Analyst for Politact, Cosima Brand (yes, she is my super talented sister), discusses the implications of US sanctions on Iranian oil exports, the Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project and other key players....

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US marines urinating on dead Taliban insurgents

Blog, USA

January 12, 2012

America: forever preaching and pontificating about how it is a beacon of freedom, democracy and respect in an otherwise dark world.  Hmmm… The truth always has a way of coming out....

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The hypocrisy of politics

Blog, Middle East, USA

September 22, 2011

As Troy Davis sits on Death Row to be executed, within minutes, the US brazenly calls for sanctions against Syria for the Assad regime’s bloody crackdown on protesters. The US accuse Syria, Libya, Iran et al of murdering their own citizens, yet Troy Davis is condemned to death by the state. Over 3,200...

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