Should “Islam” matter in US foreign policy?

On March 15, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

In the United States, it is difficult to overstate the degree to which Islam has fallen off both the domestic and foreign policy agenda. In many ways, this is a welcome improvement over the near-constant preoccupation with American Muslims and Muslims abroad as objects of concern during the post-9/11 period. With the Trump administration’s “Muslim […]

The symbol of hijab in America’s legal and political world

On March 10, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

ACCORDING to some research estimates, up to seven million Muslims live in the United States. Muslim women are the most likely of any faith to wear the visible symbol of faith identity, namely the hijab, which presents them as visibly Muslim in all public settings. Studying the daily life experience of hijab-wearing Muslim women in America can […]

Ron DeSantis Knew All About the Torture Program When He Worked at Guantánamo

On March 9, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

As he gears up to run for president, new investigations report that DeSantis witnessed horrific conditions—though Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) served in the Navy as a lawyer, not as a pilot, as he’d like you to think. And as he appears to be gearing up for a presidential run, his record as a Navy lawyer is coming under […]

Muslim student called ‘terrorist’ in class plans to sue N.J. district, lawyer says

On November 17, 2021, in Uncategorized, by admin

A civil rights attorney plans to sue a school district in Bergen County after a teacher allegedly referred to an Arab American Muslim student as a “terrorist” during a conversation about homework. The teacher was suspended with pay from Ridgefield Memorial High School after the Oct. 20 incident, according to Aymen Aboushi of New York […]

After 20 years, it’s time to repeal the Patriot Act and begin to dismantle the surveillance state

On October 16, 2021, in Uncategorized, by admin

Imam Salahuddin Muhammad thought it peculiar when Shahed Hussain appeared at his mosque in Newburgh, New York. Hussain’s expensive cars seemed out of place in the low-income city of about 40,000 people in the Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of Manhattan. “This guy said women should not be heard, not be seen. I thought that […]

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