Posts Tagged: Islam
The Algerian regime is trying to prevent the winds of change from blowing in from Egypt and Tunisia. How long can it hold out?
Why spill blood and spend billions with the ostensible goal of liberating Arabs only to now insist that Arabs not liberate themselves?
In our special focus on Islamophobia, FPIF talks to Middle East specialist Phyllis Bennis.
In part, Egyptians were protesting against President Mubarak's form of Islam.
If the two cultures genuinely dislike each other, cooperation between the United States and the Middle East in stamping out terrorism is doomed.
For its strains of homophobia and anti-Semitism, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood wouldn't get my vote, but for its fight against both religious extremism and secular authoritarianism it gets my respect.
In a new special focus on Islamophobia, Foreign Policy In Focus interviews prolific author and professor John Esposito about prevailing political and media myths about Muslims and the Muslim world.
The United States has a real opportunity to encourage Islamists to express their frustrations through peaceful means.
Robert Pape compiles more evidence that foreign occupation, not Islamic fundamentalism, causes suicide bombing.
Recent elections in Bahrain and Egypt reflect a growing tendency among Islamist groups to turn away from the disruptive and toward the democratic.