6 Things America and Pakistan Have in Common
America and Pakistan will never be mistaken for kindred spirits, yet despite their differences, they share some striking similarities.
Are religiosity and propagandized television all we share?
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Salafism 101: Islamic Law and Politics
Salafism is distinct in its skepticism toward esotericism, strict monotheism, and its willingness to question the authority of Muslim leaders.
Should Skeptics take Islamic Law in Egyptian and American Politics seriously?
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Sharia Surge: Muslim voters could swing election
‘The number of Muslims in the United States is tiny - less than one in 100 Americans - but their votes could sway the results of the presidential election in November, a new study says. That’s because they are concentrated in a number of key swing states, says Farid Senzai, the author of the report.’
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ISLAM & AFRICOM: Shari’a Law in Nigerian Politics
‘It seems a bit odd that a Mormon and two Catholics are the leading presidential candidates in a Republican party dominated by Protestant evangelicals. Unfortunately, this is not a sign of the religious diversity espoused by presidential candidate John F. Kennedy in 1960, when he assured Protestant ministers in Houston that he believed in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute.’
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