Criticism of Ilhan Omar’s actions is not an attack on her faith, Somalis, or her skin color. It’s an attack on her actions, while asking if America failed in integrating her and others like her.
Lost in the mists of the last decade: People spoke openly of Obama’s ‘Jewish problem’ in 2008. He went on to normalize Israel critics with dubious motivations and terror connections.
How Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Imam Yasir Fahmy became strange bedfellows, sidelining the latter’s anti-gay and anti-Semitic rhetoric.
Given its extensive history of terrorist support, it might seem odd that many companies and others targeted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations are quick to capitulate to their pressure campaigns.
Pan-religious sentimentality survives in the current pope’s apparent embrace of Islam as morally equivalent to Judeo-Christian ethos and culture.
Ben Domenech and Shadi Hamid discuss Syria, Islam, Jamal Khashoggi and more on the Federalist Radio Hour.
It makes good sense for someone in fear of her life in an oppressive country to be offered asylum. The UN should apply the same treatment to my Pakistani Christian friend Michael.
Ilhan Omar has tweeted, ‘Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.’ The New York Times didn’t see fit to discuss that in its profile.
The left’s abandonment of Enlightenment values has betrayed individuals in general, especially individuals who needed them most: dissenters within minority groups.
American Muslims were once natural allies with the Republican Party. The question is whether they can be again. A battle raging in Texas’s Tarrant County Republican Party may provide an answer.
If Europe believes in enforcing blasphemy laws in order to suppress offensive speech is necessary for maintaining ‘religious peace,’ it’s dead wrong.
Sporting a Dagestani papakha and praising Allah, Khabib Nurmagomedov creates an interesting identity crisis for American UFC fans.
‘How American Muslims learn and respond to the slippery slope of non-violent Islamism and its inherent separatism … is critical.’
A camp within the United States where children were being trained to shoot up schools in terrorist attacks should be in the news every day, until every connection is scrutinized.
The distinguishing feature of modern Europe is its persistent ennui, shown in the inability or unwillingness ‘to reproduce itself, fight for itself or even take its own side in an argument.’
This habit of seeing Islam through a narrow lens reinforces the likelihood that the Washington memo pushing for Islamic reformation is a significant strategy. It won’t work as planned.
Muslims and well-meaning allies must be willing to have a conversation on how monolithic representations of Islam and Muslims alienate a vibrant Muslim subculture.
The public mocking of Christian belief can understandably generate an impulse to retreat behind walls. We should resist this impulse and respond in wisdom and charity.
President Trump’s cancellation of the Iran deal gets America back in to fight our side of it.
It is ostensibly a ban on gay and transgender ‘conversion therapy,’ but the bill’s vague and sweeping text could affect essentially every institution of every religion that affirms sexual complementarity.
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