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“Islamism” is a meaningless but dangerous misnomer

The adjective “Islamist” is a subtle but incredibly effective form of fear-mongering, and it is distressing to see reputable news sources repeat it without question. On its face, the designation simply means that a given person or group is Muslim and that they take their religion into consideration when making decisions. But here is where

From 9/11 to the Arab Spring

Al Qaeda's operating environment today is vastly different from the one in which it launched its most notorious operation, the 9/11 terror attacks. Osama bin Laden was killed by United States Navy Seals in Pakistan in May. Three brutal Middle East dictatorships were removed this year. Has militant jihadism failed, placing Al Qaeda's survival in

Diversity is important to every culture

In the last week we have all watched while news of a small religious community in Florida has captured the world's attention. The plans of the Dove World Outreach Centre to burn copies of the Qur'an were met with surprise, outrage, condemnation and mockery.

Mosque and book-burning ignite protest

A dismal cloud lay heavy over the United States this past weekend, as millions of Americans commemorated the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks. Remembrances of the dead, however, took a backseat in media coverage to two current issues inflamed by fear and anger that still linger in the air like ash in the

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