Considered the “Islamic Fringe” by Muslim coreligionists, S.E. Asian Muslims embraced secular pursuits and have shunned the radical variants of Islam common in the Middle East.

Journal Article | May 21, 2017 10:23 AM | Comments(13)

The principal recommendation for NATO reform here, is to expel Turkey, recognize Kurdistan, and end Ankara’s pipe dream of accession to the European Union.

Journal Article | April 9, 2017 11:04 AM | Comments(22)

The fight against Islamic terror has two faces today, public relations and strategic hokum. The Global Coalition on the Defeat of ISIS meeting illustrates these phenomena.

Journal Article | March 14, 2017 02:43 AM | Comments(1)

Islamic State emphasis for hijrah in the immediate future bring support to previous observations regarding the theme of Urgency.

Journal Article | May 20, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments(2)

The failure to understand and appreciate the religious dimension of political action is not without consequence.

While not democracy in the American image, the Arab Spring has the potential to bring Islamists into conflict with jihadists.

Journal Article | April 12, 2013 08:04 AM | Comments(5)

The issue of the reach of the state needs to be put into a wider focus by including women and gender issues as part of the narrative.

The provision of both financial and development programs in the northern territories of Mali is an effective way to deter vulnerable groups from adhering to AQ ideology.

Journal Article | February 22, 2013 02:25 AM | Comments(2)

As someone who was born and lived in Iraq, I witnessed much of what Dr. Sassoon describes and believe that his analysis is profound and accurate.

Journal Article | November 21, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments(1)

The autobiography of the renowned Middle East historian Bernard Lewis.

Protests in the Middle East are about a power struggle in the Muslim world triggered by the democratic uprisings of the Arab Spring.

Journal Article | August 21, 2012 03:30 AM | Comments(1)

An edited volume by Williamson Murray and Peter Mansoor.

Journal Article | July 19, 2012 03:55 AM | Comments(17)

A provocative essay.  What say you?

Ramazan is expected to occur July 20 thru August 18, 2012.

Journal Article | March 1, 2012 03:33 PM | Comments(2)

Youssef Aboul-Enein offers a timely review of John Calvert's book on Sayyid Qutb.