It turns out religious devotion itself is not the most important factor in determing the global state of relations between Muslims and the West. Rather, global Muslim-West relations are affected by the treatment of Muslims living in the West, according to a report published earlier this week by the Abu Dhabi Gallup Center. The groundbreaking inaugural Muslim-West Perceptions Index
NPR first aired a story in March reporting on the errors of many instructors leading counterterrorism training courses for US national security staff. NPR found that these instructors often made sweeping, inaccurate statements that stereotyped Muslims as being predisposed to terrorist activities. “You’ve got a lot of individuals who are not academically qualified to be instructing in these venues,
Something essential is missing from the round-the-clock news coverage of Libya: The voices of its people. It is a journalistic gaffe almost too painful to point out, but social media outlets provide useful platforms to understanding the experiences of everyday Libyans that might otherwise be lost.
http://vimeo.com/26684540 Can you be a good Muslim and a good American? from British Council USA on Vimeo. In a video from our 100 Questions About Islam series, Muqtedar Khan explains that being a good American and a good Muslim are not contradictory characteristics.
What does it mean to be Muslim? To address this question, which is at the core of many debates today, acclaimed interviewer Charlie Rose is hosting a series, Inside Islam, that will run throughout 2011 on PBS. Last week, several members of Our Shared Future’s Opinion Leaders Network joined Rose to help shed some light on Islam and
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