Some ten days after the fall of Kabul it’s still not clear how the Taliban…
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Read MoreA mild-mannered schoolteacher doubles as an education-defending Muslim heroine.
Read MoreWorsening situation of Burma’s Muslims is instructive.
Read MoreMany analysts misunderstand the jihadi message.
Read MoreTaseer’s assassin shot him multiple times at point blank range in a public market and then waited to be detained, allegedly expressing pride in his actions to the media that quickly surrounded him. It is the issue of blasphemy and the symbolic nature of a much-publicized case involving Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman accused of maligning the Prophet Muhammad, that brought Taseer so centrally into the public eye in recent weeks.
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Read MoreMany commenters are proving the Pew Poll right: we know very little about Islam.
Read MoreAn interview with a singer marked for death by the Taliban. Curiously, while the Taliban claims that music is a violation of Islamic law, they do have their own melodies and hymns.