Islamophobia and structuring the post-Cold War new world order

Islamophobia and structuring the post-Cold War new world order

"Islamophobia and structuring the post-Cold War new world order" The shift towards Islamophobia and using the Muslim subject as the singular global strategic threat emerged...
Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia

Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia

"Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia" Mesut Özil, the German National Team player, posted a letter on July 22, 2018 explaining his reasons for...
The 'Muslim Exclusion Act' and America's rising xenophobia

The ‘Muslim Exclusion Act’ and America’s rising xenophobia

"The 'Muslim Exclusion Act' and America's rising xenophobia" By a vote of 5-4, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision to uphold President Donald...
Professor Tariq Ramadan & France's Islamophobia

Professor Tariq Ramadan & France’s Islamophobia

"Professor Tariq Ramadan & France's Islamophobia" Professor Tariq Ramadan's case and the solitary confinement he faces in a French prison sheds some light on the...
Trump, the White House, & the den of Islamophobes

Trump, the White House, & the den of Islamophobes

"Trump, the White House, & the den of Islamophobes" While growing up, reading the adventures of Ali Baba provided steady stimuli for my imagination and...

Disenfranchising the Palestinians

"Disenfranchising the Palestinians" On Nov. 2, 2017, Palestinians mark the hundred-year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a letter from British foreign secretary Lord Arthur James...
Humanizing the human is dehumanizing!

Humanizing the human is dehumanizing!

"Humanizing the human is dehumanizing!" The proclivity of governments and civil society institutions across the globe to engage the Muslim subject has created a set...
From Granada to Guantanamo: The torturing of the Muslim subject

From Granada to Guantanamo: The torturing of the Muslim subject

"From Granada to Guantanamo: The torturing of the Muslim Subject" Teaching a summer course on Muslim Decolonial Thought in Granada, Spain, brought me again into...
Othering Islam and Muslims in America

Othering Islam and Muslims in America

Since its founding, the United States of America has constantly struggled to define its identity and to classify who belongs and who are the...
What is the way forward?

On Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia & Fictitious Alliances – Muslims & Jews in America – what...

The complex and often contentious relationship between American Jews and Muslims witnessed two momentous events that produced divergent results and emotions. On the one...