Dr. Ismail Salami

BFP Contributing Author & Analyst

Dr. Ismail Salami is an internationally published author, literary scholar, Quranologist, political commentator, and lexicographer. He writes extensively on the US and Middle East issues and his writings have been translated into a number of languages. Salami is a former editor-in-chief of the Tehran Times International Daily. He currently teaches English literature at the University of Tehran.

An American Neo-Orientalist in Tehran

“Demonizing and otherizing the easterners serve as effective tools in the hands of Imperialism.” Sadly, Orientalism has not yet run its course. On the contrary, it has assumed different forms and has gained momentum in recent years. No doubt, this love child of Imperialism which has helped create an inconceivable chasm between the East and […]

Shia Killing & Pakistan Demonic Dogma

By all standards, human rights abuse in Pakistan particularly against the Shia population is taking a horrendous momentum with the government keeping silent on the ongoing bloodbath. On Friday, over 60 worshippers were martyred and 60 others injured in an explosion inside a central Imambargah Shia mosque in Shikarpur district of Sindh province in Pakistan. […]

MKO-Mossad Mortifying Ignominy in Iran

“That the MKO and the ISIL cults are pursing the selfsame path of perversion is no coincidence at all” In their abortive effort to assassinate another Iranian nuclear scientist, Israeli officials only sustained desperation and disgrace in their dastardly elimination campaign against Iran which was apparently in sync with ISIL inhumane brutalities inside Iraq and […]

UN Resolution on Iran Mockery of Justice

A last-ditch effort by pro-Israeli lobbies to proceed with their scenario of Iranophobia? The not-very-independent UN body has made a mockery of justice by soldering a resolution on the so-called human rights violations in Iran. The farce becomes more markedly absurd when you consider the plethora of human rights abuses going unpunished in the world […]

ISIL: From Decapitation to Islamophobia

Weaving a Sham Narrative on Islam in the World With the ISIL terrorists mounting more gory adventurism in Syria and Iraq and capturing villages and towns, there seems to be no tangible impediment to stop this influx of terror. The ghastly images circulated freely by the cult on the internet from beheading to crucifying their […]

Iran Sanctions: US Plays Dirty Game

Washington’s Middle East policies are only meant to incite chaos, to capitalize on the chaos and turn things to its own benefit. The nuclear talks which were infused with unnecessary optimism are no longer seen by many to yield much fruit as Washington once again reveals its true colors and pernicious intentions by imposing further […]