Wajahat Ali

Wajahat Ali is a poet, playwright and essayist living in the Bay Area. His widely acclaimed work, The Domestic Crusaders, the first major play about Muslim-Americans was produced by Ishmael Reed. He can be reached at: wajahatmali@gmail.com

The Dark Knight Rises: a Bleak, Bold and Unflinching Vision

The Joke is on Lowe’s

The Stealth Halal Jihadist Turkey

The Reality of “All-American Muslim”

Selling Islamophobia

The Maddening Return of Terrence Malick

American Muslims in a Post-Bin Laden World

FBI Spying on Muslims

A Foreclosure Story Cont.

A Foreclosure Story

The Muslim Obama

The Power of Storytelling

The Arrest of Faisal Shazad

The Saga of Jihad Jane

The Future of Malaysia

Dissent as Democracy

Muslims Helping Haiti

Invading Eden

Domestic Crusaders

The Detention of Shah Rukh Kahn

Obama’s Immigration Reforms

A Muslim American Hero

No Racism in Obama’s Post-Race America?

Obama Chooses a Reliable Dictatorship

Writer as Fighter

The Pakistani Monster

Aftermath of a Beheading

Obama’s Al-Arabiya Interview

Obama and the Muslims

Waltzing with War Crimes

Flying While Brown

The U.S. Response to the Gaza Crisis

Indian Muslims

Perverse Justice

Is Obama the Muslim World’s Superman?

Dear John McCain, Please Stop…

Boo Radley Comes Out to Play

Bush Gets Stoned

Dueling Partners: Pakistan and the U.S.

On the Democrats, Progressive Discontent and Obama

Playing with the Constitution


A Cougar for the PUMAs?

Biden His Time

Descent Into Chaos

The Dark Knight Ascends

Chomsky Speaks

Rumi and Sufism

"Sex and the City" Through a Man’s Eyes

The Libertarian Dark Horse is Still Kicking