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Western Muslims

Integration Is the Open Secret to Deradicalization

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 06.28.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The rise of violent extremism is only at the early stages, and if the West wants to stem the flow of volunteers to these ruthless groups, Western countries should make a concerted effort to engage and understand the nuances of their Muslim communities, especially the families from which these volunteers are coming.

'Occidentophobia': The Elephant In The Room

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 03.20.2013 | Religion
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

It would be a fallacy to believe that prejudice and hostilities between Muslims and non-Muslims can be resolved by just asking non-Muslims to show more tolerance and understanding, without demanding reciprocity from Muslims.

10 Myths About Muslims In The West

Doug Saunders | Posted 11.10.2012 | Books
Doug Saunders

In my new book The Myth of the Muslim Tide, I chronicle the widespread misunderstanding of Muslim immigration to the West.

Let's Finally Bury Bin Laden and Al Qaeda Through Our Engagement

Haris Tarin | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Haris Tarin

It is time to address the proverbial elephant in the room. For the past decade, the relationship between Western Muslims -- especially American Muslims -- and their governments have been unable to move past the events of 9/11.

Germany Experiments With Training, Certifying Imams

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Niels Sorrells Religion News Service BERLIN (RNS) As Islamic life and society claims an ever larger place across western Europe, imams increasingl...

WaPo 'On Faith': The Deviant Theology Of Violent Extremists | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

As an American imam at one of the largest mosques in the DC Metro area, I am greatly troubled by the new cases of violent extremism among Western Musl...