What is the best way for Westerners to combat radical Islam? It may be by combating Islam’s greatest historical opponent: radical Christianity. I described this thesis to Richard Dawkins after meeting him at a prominent skeptical conference last year, and he invited me to write this article. Since the First Gulf War (1990), Islam has
“I woke up to the commotion around 3:30 a.m. I overheard the neighbors saying there was a potential suicide in our neighborhood in Ashrafiye. It was a shocking thing to hear, so I quickly put on my shoes and went down to the street to see what was happening. The policeman on the
(الترجمة العربية في أدنى الصفحة)
If you put lipstick on a pig, it’s still a pig. But if you put oil in a corrupt monarchy that exports violent, sexist and homophobic ideologies to the world, it becomes a close ally of the “free world.”
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is an Obama-era initiative that grants recipients legal working rights and protection from deportation to eligible illegal immigrants. Only those who were brought to the US as children, have resided in the US since 2007, finished or are in school/armed forces and have no significant criminal record
Some authors, such as Mayanthi Fernando, believe that there are two types of secularism: classical and new. I am mainly concerned with how these authors define the former. They say that it is “non-interventionist” or, at least, they contrast it with the latter which is “interventionist”. This is a view that I completely disagree with.