by Jack Jenkins Posted on July 2, 2014 Updated: August 8, 2014
Few have taken ISIS's extreme position of claiming the full power of the caliphate, where a leader assumes total legal and religious authority over Muslims near and far.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on June 23, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
Muslim-American leader Linda Sarsour confronted one of the right-wing's most popular anti-Islam activists: "I want you to understand that if you want to combat terrorism you need to work within the Muslim community."
by Jack Jenkins Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
The most effective weapon against violent religious extremism isn’t the demonization of an entire religion, but robust support for peaceful practitioners of that religion.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on April 24, 2014
"These radicals say well if you get killed, you get 72 virgins," Beckel said. "I have thought about converting if it that's the case."
by Hayes Brown Posted on April 14, 2014
The Muslim Public Affairs Council is urging Islamic leaders to confront extremism directly, in hopes of preventing radicalization in their communities.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on March 24, 2014
In the space of about seven days, ABC Family's new pilot Alice In Arabia went from one-paragraph blurb to leaked script to cancelled.
by Travis Waldron Posted on December 2, 2013
A Minnesota pool accommodates Muslim girls, and Fox News is on the case.
by Hayes Brown Posted on September 11, 2013
A new Pew survey shows that Muslims are concerned about extremism and reject Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and violence in the name of Islam.
by Travis Waldron Posted on September 10, 2013
The New York Police Department may have expanded its surveillance of Muslims and Arabs to youth sports leagues.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on August 12, 2013
A new Pakistani children's cartoon, 'Burka Avenger,' is extolling the virtues of education for girls. But American superhero comics and movies could stand to learn from the show, too.