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On the Anniversary of a Terrorist Attack, a New Year's Lesson About Forgiveness

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 03.08.2014 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard and Danish-Muslim Ahmed Akkari are an unlikely pair to teach us a New Year's lesson. On opposite sides of a vicious and deadly international crisis in 2006, both men are now reconciled with a wiser and more judicious perspective.

The Satanic Verses 25 Years Later: Why the Rushdie Affair Still Matters

Todd Green, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2013 | Religion
Todd Green, Ph.D.

It is an illusion, albeit a powerful one, to believe that a free exchange of ideas exists in any pure form in the West. Racial, ethnic, and religious minorities rarely have possessed the same opportunities to shape public opinion as those with political power or cultural capital.

The Top 3 Security Threats the UN General Assembly Must Address

Michael Shank | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Michael Shank

What we say, do, and eat has global implications, and on these three major security frontiers we must do better: religious, food and climate security. Each of us has a role to play, and each of us is capable of making a difference.

Terror Trial Opens In Norway

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND | Posted 01.15.2012 | World

OSLO, Norway — Three men accused in Norway of an al-Qaida-linked plot to attack a Danish newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad pleaded...

China, Syria, Censorship

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

The bad news is that, unlike China or even Iran, countries like Syria are tightening their grip and getting away with it, or rather receiving world praise for a presumed effort to achieve peace with Israel.

Passive European Muslims Partially To Blame for Swiss Minaret Ban

Sabria Jawhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sabria Jawhar

Switzerland's Muslims can remain silent and continue to be marginalized or they can involve themselves in government policy and the media to shape their future.

Yale University Press Refuses To Publish Danish Cartoons Depicting Prophet Muhammed

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yale University Press has refused to include a one-page replica of the controversial Danish cartoons of Prophet Muhammed amid fears of a backlash, rep...

Yale Chickens Out On Academic Freedom

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sandy Goodman

A book entitled The Cartoons That Shook The World is being published without any of the cartoons in the book. It's the latest in a long series of Western reactions to violent threats to freedom of expression.

Mohammed Cartoon Prints Go On Sale

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prints of the Danish cartoon depicting Islam's Prophet Mohammed as a suicide bomber in 2005 -- much to the chagrin of the international Muslim communi...