Posts Tagged: Islam
Intolerance and bigotry lie at the root of Islamophobia -- that and a thousand years of protracted conflict and bloodshed.
For American Muslims, home is not exile. Indeed, Muslims here can serve as the great inter-civilizational fulcrum of our time.
It's not just the minaret issue in Switzerland. Or the head scarf issue in France. Anti-Islamic sentiment is growing Europe-wide.
Islam is far from monolithic. A recent arts and ideas festival in New York proves the point.
Valentine Mitiev, expert on regional minority issues
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?