Chronicles Magazine Islam

Thoroughly Modern Muslims

In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, much of the analysis focused on the possible motives of Islamic radicals, and almost all of it was prefaced with four simple words: “They hate us because . . . ”

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    Bernardino and Islam

    Unlike Osama bin Laden, who chose to launch his attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, as a symbolic reversal of the Ottoman defeat at the Battle of Vienna on that date in 1683, Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, prosecuted...

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    Outside In

    Immediately following the jihadist bombings in Paris, President François Hollande announced that he was declaring a three-month national state of emergency, closing the French borders, and treating the attacks as “an act of war.”

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    Trump Said What?

    The nation held its breath in mid-December when GOP candidate Donald Trump dared to suggest that, in the wake of an ISIS-related terrorist attack on U.S. soil, all Muslim immigration should be halted, until “Congress can figure out what the hell...

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