Al-Talib asks Muslim Americans at UCLA for their opinion on the recent crisis in Syria.
The Syrian Arab Republic wrestled its independence from France in 1946. Syria, today, is a country of approximately 23 million of our brothers and sisters who seek a similar goal, but this time from a more domestic malignancy.
Last summer, I visited my relatives in Syria during the month of Ramadan. What I didn’t expect was to find myself in the middle of the Syrian military establishment.
Supporters for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and anti-government supporters clashed today in front of the Federal Building in Los Angeles. According to witnesses most of the engagements were verbal in nature where both parties were getting in each other’s faces and yelling phrases meant to demean and demoralize the other party. However these clashes were…