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The true language of counter-terrorism

What should we call terrorists, some of whom claim to be motivated by their religion? Can one be an Islamic … Continued

National security without religious liberty?

FAITH AND FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr In a previous post, I voiced the fear that the Obama administration was … Continued

Religion and U.S. foreign policy

By Leonard Leochair, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom It’s early December 2009 and a U.S. Commission on International Religious … Continued

Religious freedom needs an advocate

FAITH and FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr On March 30 a diverse group of scholars, policy thinkers, and religious freedom … Continued

Exploring the future of Islam

My new book, “The Future of Islam,” seeks to understand the struggle for reform in Islam, sometimes described as a … Continued

Religious freedom requires thick skin

By Rob AsgharCenter on Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California While a Berkley Center conference this week at Georgetown University … Continued

A call for religious diplomacy

Note: Join us at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral for a public dialogue that closes the three-day … Continued

Defying Middle East autocrats

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg THE Islamic Republic of Iran is not about to implode. Nevertheless, the misguided … Continued

Faith-Based Diplomacy

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall How can the United States harness the extraordinary organizational capacity of global religions and … Continued

Obama Must Transcend Israeli/Palestinian Divisions

After eight years of the Bush administration, the Arab and Muslim world and many others in the global community greeted … Continued