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Deobandi Islam

Honor Crimes Are Cultural, Don't Blame Them On Muhammad

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 04.08.2012 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

As Muslims with progressive values slowly but surely take ascendancy over Deobandi and Wahabi puritan fundamentalism, honor-shame sub-cultures will disappear and with it, the sanctioned abuse of women.

Afghanistan, the Saudi Arabia of lithium?

Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould

It seems that Afghanistan is a never ending font of surprises. For decades U.S. officials took the position that Afghanistan held nothing of value for...