Alia Malek

Alia Malek is the author of A Country Called Amreeka: U.S. History Retold Through Arab-American Lives ( and the editor of Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post-9/11 Injustice.

Unlawful Detention on US Soil Unlawful Detention on US Soil

Communication Management Units, the highly restrictive prisons holding mostly Arab and Muslim men, continue to operate outside the law, with no oversight.

Dec 22, 2011 / Alia Malek

Democracy 101 for Egypt Democracy 101 for Egypt

Can Egyptians turn the fervor of Tahrir into lasting political engagement?

Aug 24, 2011 / Feature / Alia Malek

Gitmo in the Heartland

Gitmo in the Heartland Gitmo in the Heartland

Inside the secret, mostly Muslim prisons that ban virtually all contact with the outside world.

Mar 10, 2011 / Feature / Alia Malek

Invisible Arab-Americans Invisible Arab-Americans

It's long past time for us to recognize Arab- and Muslim-Americans as an integral part of America's complexity.

Sep 23, 2010 / Editorial / Alia Malek