Islam

The Man Behind the Most Infamous Cartoon of All Time
Danish Editor Flemming Rose defends his crusade against political correctness
December 09, 2014

Danish editor Flemming Rose did not know he was going to incite a world debate when he commissioned a now-infamous cartoon of Mohammed. But he stands by it. 

Hey, Bill Maher: There Is No Such Thing as “Islamic Extremism”
October 19, 2014

There is no such thing as “militant Islam” or “radical Islam”; there’s just Islam. 

Hey Liberals, It's OK to Criticize Muslim Countries' Treatment of Gays
What the Bill Maher–fueled debate over Islam misses
October 13, 2014

What Bill Maher, Ben Affleck, and Reza Aslan are missing.

Women Who Wear Hijab Can Have a Better Body Image, Study Says
What the hijab tells us about standards of beauty from different parts of the world
September 10, 2014

The veil can be oppressive, but so are beauty standards.

What ISIS's Leader Really Wants
The longer he lives, the more powerful he becomes
September 01, 2014

The longer he lives, the more powerful he becomes.

This Is What Wannabe Jihadists Order on Amazon Before Leaving for Syria
August 22, 2014

And what that tells us about radicalization.

History's Lesson for the Middle East: When Superpowers Leave, Stability Doesn't Follow
August 22, 2014

History provides a sobering lesson about western involvement in the Middle East. It is that, when superpowers drift away, peace, progress, moderation and stability do not necessarily follow in their stead. 

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