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Segmenting Islam Lessons from the Last Century
Segmenting Islam: Lessons from the Last Century

Lack of vision, leadership and wisdom mires all Muslims in endless battles that end up hurting and weakening everyone...

Friday, April 29, 2016

The European Parliament Seeks the Medieval Age in Hagia Sophia
The European Parliament Seeks the Medieval Age in Hagia Sophia

The European Parliament considers defending Hagia Sophia’s conversion into a mosque an extremism and underlines its...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A Muslim Chancellor in Germany
A Muslim Chancellor in Germany?

In response to Ralph Brinkhaus' statements on the possibility of having a German Muslim Chancellor, Germany's Bild stated:...

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Islam in the UAE s Foreign Policy
Islam in the UAE’s Foreign Policy

The UAE utilizes Islam to strengthen its regime’s legitimacy, compete with rival states’ visions for Islamic leadership,...

Thursday, March 7, 2019

How Iran is Investing in Shi'ism in the Name of
How Iran is Investing in Shi'ism in the Name of Soft Power

Iran not only transformed into a purely ideological and sectarian state, it has also become the global religious and...

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The French Islam
The French Islam

Associating a terror group with Islam is scandalous. Would have DAESH been called a “humanist terror group” had the group...

Saturday, October 6, 2018

The Role of Turkey's Diyanet During the July 15 Coup
The Role of Turkey's Diyanet During the July 15 Coup Attempt

People were invited to take the streets not only for the love of God or country, but also for the love of democracy, while...

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Freedom of Religion as a Pre-condition
Freedom of Religion as a Pre-condition?

Statements made by politicians and similar moves in order to gain potential votes from far-right, anti-Islamic and...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The Hunchback of Germany Right Populism
The Hunchback of Germany: Right Populism

The question has to be asked again: What does Germany stand for? Freedom and liberalism or populism? Is this the Germany,...

Monday, April 30, 2018

What is the Atlas of Islamic Thought An Interview with
What is the Atlas of Islamic Thought? An Interview with Ibrahim Halil Ucer

"We have prepared this project to position Islamic philosophy to its rightfully earned place in the general history of...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A comeback for moderate Islam in the Middle East
A comeback for moderate Islam in the Middle East?

The reappearance of discourse on ‘moderate Islam', possibly with on the U.S. administration's request, cannot be a...

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Muslims in Europe well-integrated new study claims
Muslims in Europe well-integrated, new study claims

New generations better educated, more connected but still face discrimination, says Bertelsmann Foundation survey

Friday, August 25, 2017

Viewing Contemporary Turkey and Pakistan through Television Series
Viewing Contemporary Turkey and Pakistan through Television Series

For a century now structuralists and post-structuralists have been arguing about the arbitrariness of meaning of symbols...

Monday, August 14, 2017

The Real Other in Europe isn't Erdoğan It's Islam
The Real Other in Europe isn't Erdoğan, It's Islam

Germany's hostility toward Turkey and Turks seems to be a bottomless pit. Following Chancellor Angela Merkel's suit,...

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The Specter of Turkey and the Future of Europe
The Specter of Turkey and the Future of Europe

Self-proclaimed European democrats failed to understand that their efforts to undermine Erdoğan as an "Islamist...

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Can Tension Over Lifestyle Debates in Turkey Explain Terrorism
Can Tension Over Lifestyle Debates in Turkey Explain Terrorism?

Seculars and conservatives experience and discover one another. Both are being diversified, intertwined and transformed....

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Islam and Radicalism Trump Must Work With Turkey to Put
Islam and Radicalism: Trump Must Work With Turkey to Put Out the Fire

If helped by the Trump administration to put out the fires in Syria and its immediate neighborhood, Turkey may...

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Islamophobes in Search of a New Orientalism Samuel Schirmbeck s
Islamophobes in Search of a New Orientalism: Samuel Schirmbeck’s “Islamic Crusade”

Secular, enlightened and protestantized Muslims, or activists like Tunisian Amina Tyler – who exposed her body in 2013...

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Much Ado About Nothing Islamophobes and Racists don t be
Much Ado About Nothing! Islamophobes and Racists, don’t be Afraid!

Unfortunately, it seems that little has changed for the 6 million Muslims living in France. The racist vein of the Old...

Monday, October 31, 2016

DAESH as an Existential Threat to Islam
DAESH as an Existential Threat to Islam

The real danger posed by DAESH has begun to turn into an existential threat to Islam and the Muslim world. Islam...

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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