Tag Archives: Islam

Reacting to Egypt’s Crisis

July 12, 2013

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Recent events in Egypt highlight the need for increased attention on the flourishing (floundering?) Arab Spring. For where viable opportunities for democratic governance once flourished, an age old balance between religion and secularism is threatening the fragile democratic processes and institutions of these newly democratic nations. The U.S. can work with the current situation in order to help both our international image, as well as the struggling Arab states.

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America, Our Own Worst Enemy?

February 27, 2012

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Last week two American members of the NATO Coalition army burned copies of Muslim’s most holy book, the Qur’an, in a NATO camp 1. Afghan soldiers working in the camp witnessed the event and immediately responded with rage. Within a day from the time they extinguished the fire, over 2000 furious Afghanis arrived at the […]

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