Islam

September 30, 2005: Cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed Appear in a Danish Newspaper

September 30, 2005: Cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed Appear in a Danish Newspaper September 30, 2005: Cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed Appear in a Danish Newspaper

“The cartoon scandal is about much more than freedom of speech. At its heart the controversy is about power.”

Sep 30, 2015 / 150th Anniversary / Richard Kreitner

Donald Trump flag

What Trump and Carson Get Wrong: Islam Is As American as Apple Pie What Trump and Carson Get Wrong: Islam Is As American as Apple Pie

Since the very beginning, Islam has always been part of the social fabric of this country.

Sep 25, 2015 / Joshua Holland

Ahmed Mohamed

Obama Should Stand With Ahmed—at His Mosque in Texas Obama Should Stand With Ahmed—at His Mosque in Texas

The president has yet to visit an American mosque. Ahmed Mohamed’s ordeal is the perfect opportunity to launch a new fight against anti-Muslim bigotry.

Sep 17, 2015 / Ali Gharib

Shirin Batshon

The War on Women in Israel The War on Women in Israel

Sexist laws and institutions threaten all women in Israel, but Arab women are beset from all sides.

Aug 19, 2015 / Samuel Thrope

NYPD Spying

Despite the Settlement Talks, Don’t Expect the NYPD to Stop Spying on Muslims Despite the Settlement Talks, Don’t Expect the NYPD to Stop Spying on Muslims

Mayor de Blasio’s break with Bloomberg on surveillance is far from clean.

Jul 6, 2015 / Matt Sledge

Religious students at Islamabad's Red Mosque

What a Trial in Pakistan Reveals About Women Who Choose Fundamentalist Islam What a Trial in Pakistan Reveals About Women Who Choose Fundamentalist Islam

Uzma Qayyum's controversial case set her against the men who would rescue her.

Jul 2, 2015 / Feature / Rafia Zakaria

Islamophobia Is a Joke

Islamophobia Is a Joke Islamophobia Is a Joke

The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi hopes his mock sitcom will make us laugh our way to becoming Halal in the Family.

Apr 17, 2015 / Kristal Brent Zook

‘Why Do They Hate Us?’

‘Why Do They Hate Us?’ ‘Why Do They Hate Us?’

It’s too easy to condemn the right’s populist attacks on Muslims—especially with so many left-wing atheists and liberal hawks joining the party.

Mar 23, 2015 / Feature / Moustafa Bayoumi

How ‘Islamic’ Is the Islamic State?

How ‘Islamic’ Is the Islamic State? How ‘Islamic’ Is the Islamic State?

Those who claim that this destructive cult’s ideology reflects some essential aspect of Islam are obscuring its origins—in George W. Bush’s illegal war that destroyed Iraq and fome...

Feb 24, 2015 / Blog / Juan Cole

France’s Muslim Communities Face Graver Threats Than the Lure of Extremism

France’s Muslim Communities Face Graver Threats Than the Lure of Extremism France’s Muslim Communities Face Graver Threats Than the Lure of Extremism

Poverty in France’s Muslim communities should elicit public dismay, and not just because it’s among the factors that may have motivated Charlie Hebdo’s attackers.

Jan 22, 2015 / Blog / Michelle Chen

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