Category Archives: US Politics

Hizbullah’s part in Gaddafi’s downfall

Hizbullah’s part in Gaddafi’s downfall.

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Extra-Judicial Executions of America’s Enemies

The Obama administration seems to have signed off on the execution of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen who fled to Yemen from where he mobilized terrorists in order to attack America. A few months ago, Osama bin Laden, arch-terrorist master-mind … Continue reading

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Middle East Spring of Discontent: Libya

The Spring of Discontent surges forward in the Middle East—with Libya and Bahrain showing strong symptoms of public anger and discontent against their rulers. In Tripoli, the Libyan capital, mercenaries that Libya’s dictator, Mu`ammar al-Qadhdhafi had cultivated over the years … Continue reading

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TV interview on crisis in Egypt & Islam and Democracy

My interview with WRAL on the Egypt Crisis My interview at Duke University on Islam and Democracy

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Duke Class: Muslims Traditions in Learning

Duke Students, want to know about Muslim institutions of learning such as mosque-universities, scholars who wrote books on law, theology, history and philosophy? Want to know more about what happens inside the madrasas of South Asia and what are their … Continue reading

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My interview on Duke Office Hours about Sharia

http://ondemand.duke.edu/video/24337/ebrahim-moosa-on-shariah-law

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Religion and the Midterm elections

I wrote this brief reflection for the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) on the recent US midterm elections. American civil religion took a massive shellacking all summer in a momentum that reached into the fall as politicians on both sides … Continue reading

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Politics: Middle East Update

IRAN AND AFGHANISTAN Iran’s President Ahmadinejad has become quite adept at dealing with the US media. In a public relations offensive since he has arrived for the United Nations annual general assembly opening he has stuck to his talking points, … Continue reading

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Anti-Terror Lessons of Muslim American Communities

David Schanzer, Associate Professor of the Practice, Sanford School of Public Policy & Director, Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security; Ebrahim Moosa, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies & Associate Professor, Islamic Studies, Department of Religion, Duke
Presented with Duke Islamic Studies Center and the Triangle Institute for Security Studies. Continue reading

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Immanent Frame: Civil Religion and Beyond

(A blog post I wrote for the Immanent Frame) Robert Bellah’s idea of civil religion, captured in his now famous essay “Civil Religion in America,” can in a moment of naïveté not only be seductive, but could almost pass as … Continue reading

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