Islam

The Aesthetic Failure of 'Charlie Hebdo'
The French satirical magazine refuses to evolve, using a stale artistic strategy from the 1960s
May 08, 2015

The French satirical magazine refuses to evolve, using a stale artistic strategy from the 1960s.

Pamela Geller Is Not "Morally Responsible" for the Terrorist Attack in Texas
The defense of free expression should become stronger in the face of violent threats, not weaker
May 07, 2015

The defense of free expression should become stronger in the face of violent threats, not weaker.  

How Did Everybody Suddenly Become an Expert on French Visual Satire?
May 06, 2015

'Charlie Hebdo' is a complicated issue, so it's worth going to informed sources, not instant experts.

The Anti-Islam Exhibit Attacked in Texas Is a Clearer Free Speech Case Than 'Charlie Hebdo'
May 04, 2015

The most clarifying test cases for free speech involve the defense of the vile. 

How Islamic Is the Islamic State? Not at All.
What The Atlantic got wrong about ISIS
March 12, 2015

What The Atlantic magazine got wrong about ISIS.

The Media Is Misinterpreting the ISIS Arrests in Brooklyn
The Islamic State won’t find a foothold in central Asia
February 27, 2015

How the vodka-and-sausage Muslims of central Asia are thwarting radicals there.

Is ISIS Authentically Islamic? Ask Better Questions.
The pitched battle of religious legitimacy.
February 18, 2015

Setting out to prove ISIS is authentically Islamic may defeat more than it accomplishes.

Conservatives Have Stooped to Defending the Horrific Crusades
February 09, 2015

Conservative backlash proves the president's point about the perversion of religion.

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