Posts Tagged: Islam
Resolving longstanding disputes between Muslims and non-Muslims requires an understanding of the different cultural approaches to conflict resolution.
Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.
After Islamist parties won three elections in a row, Chicken Littles threw up their hands in horror.
A new book of oral histories gives voice to those who suffered from the curtailment of civil liberties after 9/11.
Is political Islam poised to "hijack" the Arab Spring, and why does that scare so many people?
According to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri's interpretation of Sunni Islamic law, Muslims who support a tyrannical regime or an occupying force are fair game for al Qaeda.
Terrorists may not be able to reasoned with. But those who put them up to it can be.
Extremists, whether Muslim, Christian or Jewish, are alarmist, anachronistic and most, of all, power-hungry.
Violent jihadists don't represent Islam any more than the Anders Breiviks of the world represent Christianity.
The terrorist network's resort to dramatic spectacle was at once a brilliant tactic and a desperate effort to revive its own fortunes.