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The Islamic Monthly Staff

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Book Excerpt: Rethinking Political Islam

Book Excerpt: Rethinking Political Islam

The following is an excerpt from Shadi Hamid and William McCant’s new book, Rethinking Political Islam, which was
Rethinking Political Islam in the 21st Century

Rethinking Political Islam in the 21st Century

By Shadi Hamid and William McCants In the early 1990s, a new debate around the role of Islam and politics — and mo
POLL: Will Trump’s “Muslim Ban” make you avoid traveling?

POLL: Will Trump’s “Muslim Ban” make you avoid traveling?

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that revives parts of President Donald Trump’s infamous “Muslim
How Trump Instigates Sectarian Warfare

How Trump Instigates Sectarian Warfare

By Dr. Abdul Cader Asmal and Craig Considine In recent years, President Donald Trump has questioned the legitimacy of Is
American Muslims Discuss Trump’s Speech

American Muslims Discuss Trump’s Speech

People around the world reacted with a mix of horror and anticipation when President Donald Trump announced that he&rsqu
POLL: Was Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia better or worse than expected?

POLL: Was Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia better or worse than expected?

Donald Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia recently to give his much anticipated speech on the Muslim world. He already 
POLL: Does Marine Le Pen’s Electoral Success Thus Far Make You Worried For French Muslims?

POLL: Does Marine Le Pen’s Electoral Success Thus Far Make You Worried For French Muslims?

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen has advanced to the final round of the French election, after securing just over 21% o
I’m Baha’i, But I Was the Victim of an Anti-Muslim Hate Crime in America

I’m Baha’i, But I Was the Victim of an Anti-Muslim Hate Crime in America

By Hasel Afshar, as told to TIM Editors. In Iran, I was persecuted for not being Muslim. In America, I was targeted beca
POLL: Have you been discriminated against while flying?

POLL: Have you been discriminated against while flying?

In October, we wrote about the perils of “Flying While Muslim.” Muslims were increasingly being kicked off f
How to Build a Mosque in America and Watch it Burn to the Ground: Bellevue, Washington Edition

How to Build a Mosque in America and Watch it Burn to the Ground: Bellevue, Washington Edition

By Arshad Ahmad, as told to TIM Editors. On January 14, a community member called me around 2:50 a.m. to let me know our