Posts Tagged: Islam
Nigar Goksal of the European Stability Initiative discusses the political climate in Turkey as regards the country's pending EU membership; Balkanization; women's rights; Islamic interest groups; and the Armenian issue.
Religion has permeated the history and politics of Pakistan. Now its time, Najum Mushtaq argues, to keep religion out of it.
It's a mistake for the U.S. government to ignore religion or promote it zealously. Scott Thomas offers an alternative.
The Commission on International Religious Freedom has provided tacit support for a dangerous turn in American foreign policy.
The minaret and the flag are competing for the soul of Turkey, or are they?
In the courtship of Europe and Turkey, both sides are having second thoughts.
In Morocco, jokes about Islam are no laughing matter, as two journalists recently discovered.
Should the United States emphasize democracy or humanist religious traditions in its approach to global Islam? FPIF's Najum Mushtaq and Abdeslam Maghraoui of the U.S. Institute of Peace offer two different answers.
The Bush administration is supporting the reform of Islam from within. But this faith-based approach is undemocratic, ignorant of the complexities of Islam, and ultimately doomed to fail.
In response to Harvard Professor Samuel Huntington's now infamous argument predicting a future full of clashes between civilizations, the world's liberals responded with a call for a civilizational dialogue.