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The terrorists next door

For many of the self-radicalized, their religious education begins not in the family, but in fundamentalist groups or with radical … Continued

The war on terror and the war for hearts and minds

A few days ago, I had the honor of accompanying former Pakistani Ambassador to Great Britain Akbar Ahmed to the … Continued

Latino blessing the 2012 election

REUTERS Placards and campaign stickers sit on a table at the Latino regional headquarters for the Obama campaign during election … Continued

Survey: Young evangelicals at odds with their political parties

WASHINGTON — A large majority of young evangelicals see a conflict between their faith and their political party — but … Continued

What is the truth about American Muslims?

Over the past decade, an anti-Muslim movement in America has pushed for anti-sharia laws in some 23 states and helped … Continued

U.S. Muslims are not measured by the exemplary work of its mainstream

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Pakistani Muslims offer prayers during the second Friday of Ramadan at the Data Darbar mosque in Lahore on … Continued

Muslim delegates at Democratic convention quadrupled since 2004

The number of Muslim delegates attending the Democratic National Convention has quadrupled since 2004, according to a Muslim advocacy group. … Continued

Pool of American imams too small to meet the demand

SHARON, Mass. — The Islamic Center of New England has always been led by imams born outside America. The two-campus … Continued

The new evangelical vote

White evangelical voters just aren’t as predictable as they used to be. That’s the news out of Iowa – and … Continued

Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center statement on death of Anwar al-Aulaqi

Jahi Chikwendiu WASHINGTON POST Men enter the front of the mosque before iftar (evening Ramadan prayers) at the Dar al-Hijrah … Continued

Poll: U.S. Muslims optimistic about future

Jahi Chikwendiu WASHINGTON POST Maryam, 2, plays with her baby sister, Tasneem, 8 months. Ibraham Moiz, their father, is a … Continued

America testifies

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby. We know why Rep. Keith Ellison cried during yesterday’s King hearings. He cried because … Continued

From Selma to Montgomery; From Alexandria to Cairo

A Muslim holding the Koran (top L) and a Coptic Christian holding a cross are carried through opposition supporters in … Continued

Who represents American Muslims? No one

By Farhana Qazi The Ground Zero madness is not an either-or proposition, or at least it should not be viewed … Continued

Hinduism and pluralism

By Padma KuppaInterfaith activist and contributor to ( has just launched a new eleven-week series on the Future of … Continued

One year after Cairo: Young Muslim Americans the new beginning

On June 4, 2009, President Obama gave a speech at Cairo University. The President said he had come to Cairo … Continued

Bravo to the bishops

Religious leaders are first of all citizens and they enjoy the same rights as any other citizens and civic leaders … Continued

Riots in China, and Everywhere

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby If you’re keeping track of all the recent headlines featuring young people dying on … Continued

New Voice for Evangelicals

Since 1942 the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) has spoken to cultural and political issues through the NAE Office of … Continued

Remembering What We Value

By Bernie Steinberg Director, Harvard Hillel James von Brunn is a passionate hater of Jews, blacks, and the soul of … Continued