Muqtedar Khan




Stories by Muqtedar Khan
Koran burning crisis: Haven’t we been here before?

The tragic headlines look all too familiar: Several reported killed in second day of Afghan protests over Koran burning. And … Continued

Egypt: The age of freedom has begun. Amen!

An Egyptian woman cries as she celebrates the news of the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. Tara Todras-whitehill / AP … Continued

Change in Egypt will change the region

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Democratic Tunisia! Can we dare to hope?

A few years ago Ronald Inglehart and Pippa Norris, both prominent American political scientists, made an interesting argument that the … Continued

Socialism for the rich!

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

WikiLeaks exposes Muslim nations’ hypocrisy

WikiLeaks is in the process of transforming foreign affairs and international relations in a dramatic fashion. It is revealing over … Continued

The Hajj sermon: a plea to spread peace

By Muqtedar Khan The Hajj sermon this year – one of the highlights of the three-day pilgrimage that millions of … Continued

Shariah law banned in Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s State Question 755, which prohibits state judges from resorting to International Law or the Shariah Law while passing judgments … Continued

The theology of a homegrown terrorist and the problem of citizenship

The arrests of two American Muslims, one American born (Abdel Hameed Shehadeh in Hawaii) and one naturalized (Farooque Ahmed in … Continued

The Quran burning: sign of things to come?

“Where books are burned in the end people will burn.” – Heinrich Heine On May 10th, 1933 the Nazis burned … Continued