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Center for Security Policy’s Sharia Report a Threat to USA Ethics?

The 177 page report which is titled Sharia: The Threat to America by the Centre for Security Policy has been unsurprisingly backed by a group who has called themselves Team

Forget ‘Ground Zero Mosque’, It’s the Great Sharia Conspiracy

- A new report denouncing the threat to the U.S. from sharia, or Islamic law, marks the latest development in a summer filled with intensifying attacks on Islam in the

Protest Over Honoree’s Remarks about Muslims

A recent article posted by Editor Martin Peretz in The New Republic in response to a poll taken on a proposed Muslim community centre near ground zero has received angry

Three Sides of the Qu’ran Burning Triangle

Ever since the 1989 “Satanic Verses” by Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie, the Muslim public, inflamed by some of their religious leaders, has been easily incited if not directly manipulated.

They took the pastor’s bait, just like they took bin Laden’s

Having scammed his way to centre stage, Terry Jones pivoted at the last moment. He cancelled his plan to burn the Quran, but only on the basis of an utterly

Is This America?

For a glimpse of how venomous and debased the discourse about Islam has become, consider a blog post in The New Republic this month. Written by Martin Peretz, the magazine’s

Opposition to ‘mosque’ directly linked to anti-Islam sentiment, poll shows

We now have clear evidence that there's a direct link between public anti-Islam sentiment and public opposition to the construction of Cordoba House, a.k.a. the "Ground Zero mosque."

Al-Azhar condemns honoring of Danish cartoonist and threat to burn Qurans

Heated reactions continue throughout the Islamic world towards the participation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a ceremony honoring the Danish cartoonist who so outraged Muslims all over the world

To Burn or Not To Burn

I am glad that Pastor Jones has decided to cancel the Quran burning event. However, neither I, nor Imam Musri (of Florida) have spoken to Pastor Jones. I am surprised

Muslims, Quran Burnings, and the Problem of Freedom of Speech

People often ask me how Muslims can get so worked up about symbolic acts but have trouble summoning the same anger over the killing of innocent civilians. It is understandable,