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Obama and Islam

Obama's Star Fades In Muslim World

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ISTANBUL — Euphoria swept the world after the election of President Obama, a symbol of hope and yearning for compromise after years of war and r...

Barack Obama and Islam

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John L. Esposito

Muslims' major grievance against the West is what they identify as the denigration of Islam and Muslims and how they are seen by the West as inferior and not of equal value.

Obama's (Almost) Perfect Speech

Omid Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Omid Safi

Obama hit many of the right notes: He conveyed to his audience that he is familiar with the vast and glorious history of Islam, such as the long periods of religious tolerance in Andalusia where Muslims, Jews, and Christian lived together in peace under Islamic rule.

Is Obama the Muslim World's Superman?

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

As Obama begins to assemble his administration, are Muslims assuming too much about the transformative powers of the president?