Muslims are't at risk of anything when they say "I believe in Jesus." However, if someone says "I'm a Christian and I believe in Muhammad as a prophet," people might start to question one's credibility as a self-professed Christian.
We need to maintain diversity in our counter-movement against ISIS. But that diversity should be molded into a unified foundation based on the fact that ISIS is a horrific group of ignorant, violent and inhuman people who need to be stopped.
a'esh's ambition of winning the obligation of the entire Muslim World will only remain a pipedream. It rose because the Iran-backed Shiite militias and the Iraqi army left no stone unturned in persecuting the hapless Sunnis.
Looking out on the Mediterranean Sea from Tel Aviv is a good time for reflection when ending a study tour of Israel-Palestine. Just over two weeks here has made a few issues clear.
Youngblood, a new novel by Matt Gallagher set in the late stages of the Iraq War, is a powerful fictio...
Despite the available data, the public health angle to combating Islamophobia has been underutilized in mainstream efforts. And in the public health sphere, research examining nuanced manifestations of Islamophobia has been understudied and regrettably ignored.
Most Americans seem to agree that the world would be a better place without extremist groups like ISIS and Al-Qaeda. Unfortunately, rather than having a substantive conversation on solutions, talking heads in the media resort to hateful rhetoric and fear-mongering.
Current relations - Source: Sputnik News There have been many objections to what is denominated as the Russian interference in Syria, more speci...
My personal experience working in theater, film and television is that evolution and integration are happening, are ongoing. I experienced this on a greater level this past year in film and television than in theater.
What Saudi Arabia needs to do, in earnest, is take steps to diversify away from oil dependence. There are ample opportunities here -- in tourism, alternative energy, education, the arts, entertainment, entrepreneurship... And there's no better time than now.
To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. - Ralph Waldo...
We believe a promising way to prevent terrorist attacks in the United States is to build partnerships between police departments and communities whose members may be vulnerable to recruitment to violent extremism.
Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine, named after the Tunisian city 'Tataouine,' is a harsh environment much like the ancient city of Mecca. Luke would look out in to the wilderness and ponder over his purpose much like the Prophet Muhammad did in the seventh century.
I've got some good news for you, General Public: You don't need to be afraid of your Salafi neighbors. Sure, ISIS is scary (that's their goal), and al Qaeda is violent and intently inhumane, but we don't need to paint all Salafis with that broad jihadi brush.
Living in the Midwest, I realize that the humanity of Muslims is best displayed just by being there. Better than an image of a random person, you witness me.
Yesterday, ISIS destroyed St. Elijah's, a 1400-year-old Christian monastery just outside of Mosul -- part of their mission to obliterate history and anything that doesn't fit into their warped version of Islam.