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Western Muslims

'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

washingtonpost.com | 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...