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Entries by Qanta Ahmed, MD from 12/2010

Bitter Medicine: Islamist Extremism at the Bedside

| Posted 12.06.2010 | World

While we soothe ourselves chasing elusive phantoms in the hurt-lockers of the Hindu Kush, battle lines are being redrawn in the Detol-scented hospital corridors of privileged Western Europe.

Manufactured Muslim Identities: From Nablus to Newham, Emblems of Islamist Sympathizers

| Posted 12.20.2010 | Religion

Many British Muslims fervently erase their ethnicity with ritualistic religiosity, deliberately choosing distinction from that of their parents'. They do so in a desperate search of politicized Muslim identity, with little understanding of either Islam, or politics.