966Feb 8, 2013
Book Discussion on The Thistle and the Drone
American University professor Akbar Ahmed talked about his book, The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam. He also talked about the ...
472May 20, 2011
U.S. Middle East Policy
Akbar Ahmed and Aaron David Miller talked about President Obama’s previous day speech on the Middle East and North Africa, and U.S. policy in the region. They also responded to telephone ...
1,170Jul 10, 2010
Book Discussion on Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam
Akbar Ahmed and his team of American assistants visited Muslim communities in 75 towns and cities in the U.S. to find out the views of people there on various topics including religion, terrorism, ...
94Jun 4, 2009
Reaction to Presidential Remarks on U.S.-Muslim Relations
Akbar Ahmed talked about President Obama’s speech in Cairo, which highlighted U.S. relations with the Muslim world, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
164Feb 14, 2008
After Words with Mark Siegel
Mark Siegel talked about former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s book Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West, published by Harper. Mark Siegel, Benazir ...
75Jun 13, 2007
Book Discussion on Journey into Islam
Akbar Ahmed talked about his book Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization, published by Brookings Institution Press. Following the September 11 terrorist attacks, Professor Ahmed ...
1,007Aug 10, 2006
Q&A with Akbar Ahmed
Akbar Ahmed, the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, was interviewed about Islamic fundamentalism, why he believes some terrorists act in the name of Islam, and his goal of ...
205Jul 18, 2006
Islam and the West
Witnesses testified about relations between the U.S. and Arab countries, public opinion of U.S. foreign policy by the Muslim world, public diplomacy efforts by U.S. officials, and the catalysts for ...
142Jul 11, 2005
After Words with Asra Nomani
Asra Nomani discussed her book Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam, published by HarperSanFrancisco. She discussed her campaign against ...
35Jun 16, 2005
Participants spoke to students about religious tolerance, the quality and importance of interfaith dialog, levels of religious adherence in the U.S, and the value of religious understanding in an ...
16Nov 18, 2004
The guests discussed efforts to promote understanding between Muslims and Jews. Professor Pearl talked about the murder of his son, Daniel, by Islamic extremists. Both talked about the ...
31Sep 1, 2004
Book Discussion on Resistance and Control in Pakistan
Professor Ahmed discussed his book Resistance and Control in Pakistan, originally published in Great Britain and recently released in the United States by Routledge. He examined the ...
34May 25, 2004
Partners for Afghanistan
Mr. Dobbins moderated a panel on partnerships for the reconstruction of Afgahanisatan. Professor Hanifi talked about the need for the peoples of Afghan to become more cohesive and about ...
45Jul 28, 2003
Book Discussion on Islam Under Siege
Professor Ahmed talked about his book, Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honour World, published by Polity/Blackwell. He examined the traditional and contemporary events ...
28May 29, 2003
Challenges Facing Islam
Professor Ahmed, the author of Islam Under Seige, and Ms. Davis, the author of Martyrs: Innocence, Violence, Vengeance, and Despair in the Middle East, talked about Islam and its ...
44Apr 27, 2003
Middle East Books Panel
Mr. Miller moderated the panel Cauldron of Turmoil: The Middle East. The panelists discussed the influence of history and religion on people and difficulties in cross-cultural ...
30Sep 1, 2002
U.S. Foreign Policy and Muslim Societies
As part of the 39th annual convention for the Islamic Society of North America, panelists talked about the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and to what extent they could attributed to U.S. ...
37May 2, 2002
Profiles in Islam
Participants talked to students about U.S. relations with Muslim countries and future political and cultural cooperation with Islamic peoples. Among the topics they addressed were perceptions ...
246Mar 25, 2002
Bernard Lewis, along with author and former Pakistani Ambassador to England, Akbar Ahmed, held a discussion on the "Islamic World". They discussed the role of Islam and Islamic states, from an ...
25Nov 23, 2001
Islam and the Muslim Community