Citizens first: Christians and Muslims in the Middle East
Christians do not ask for tolerance but for recognition that they live in their own country.
A radical’s road out of Islamist extremism
Leaving something so powerful and controlling does not happen overnight.
Modern martyrs in the Syrian heartland of early Christianity
History repeats itself as invaders give a choice of conversion or death.
Egypt’s generals have done what German generals should have done in 1933
The Obama administration is blinkered and naïve about the radical aims of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Delving into the mind of Islam
Only if the West recovers its robust confidence in reason can it confront the challenge of Muslim extremism.
My Isl@m’s quest for truth
A young Muslim author learns to seek the truth about God through questioning instead of blind faith.
Are Poland’s Lipka Tatars a model for European Muslims?
For centuries a small Muslim community has flourished in Poland.
One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has become a symbol of resistance to Taliban terror. This is her inspiring speech at the UN.
There is a problem within Islam
Some strains within this peaceful religion are not compatible with pluralistic, liberal, open minded societies.
We cannot abandon Syrian Christians
Allies of al-Qaeda are purging the areas they control of "infidels". Why is the West ignoring this tragedy?
The West’s two big mistakes in the Arab world
By treating Islam as monolithic and insisting on secularisation Western powers miss opportunities to help democracy take root.
The myth of disappearing Lebanese Christians
A bombshell report shows that Christians are making a demographic comeback in Lebanon because of tumbling Muslim birth rates.
Bloody and brutal? Yes. Botched? It depends.
After decades of fighting terrorists at home, the Algerian army has different priorities.
What do we mean by Islamism?
The British media and political landscape have obscured an in-depth understanding of Islamism, the ideology, as separate from the Muslim faith. Two books can be a small help.
Avoiding the Wars That Never End
The United States is being forced by the permanent warfare being waged by Islamist terrorists to alter its strategic view of the world.
Will Egypt become a totalitarian state?
The Muslim Brotherhood wants to control all aspects of the state and personal life after consolidating its power.
Morsi tips the strategic balance in the Middle East
The new Egyptian president has moved to consolidate the power of the Muslim Brotherhood, with unpredictable consequences.
Why can’t Islam apologize?
Shouldn't tolerance be a two-way street?
Will Salafism blight the Arab Spring?
An austere and aloof movement within Islam could derail democratic gains.
Free speech in America, death in Nigeria
It is time to stop defending inflammatory spite under the banner of free speech.
The death of a dictator and the death of an ambassador
If you wage war for moral ends, you are morally bound to manage the consequences.
The Pope seems to be connecting with the Muslim world in a way that no other world leader has.
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