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Mental Illness: A Key Factor in “Terror”

Mental Illness: A Key Factor in “Terror”

In the wake of violent attacks in Europe, Senior Faculty Fellow and adjunct professor Engy Abdelkader discusses the role that mental illness plays in terrorism. She notes that a perpetrator’s race or religion...

Syrian Refugee “Flood:” Fearmongering Ignores Facts

Syrian Refugee “Flood:” Fearmongering Ignores Facts

In the wake of the Syrian refugee crisis, which has forced more than four million people to flee that country’s civil war, fears over the geopolitical fallout have gripped some quarters of the American...

Muslims Use Creative Campaigns to Denounce ISIS

Muslims Use Creative Campaigns to Denounce ISIS

One of the narratives that often contributes to Islamophobia is this one: Muslims don’t speak out against terrorism and violence committed in the name of Islam. As we and others have written, Muslims actually do...

Here Are the (Many) Muslim Condemnations of ISIS You’ve Been Looking For

Here Are the (Many) Muslim Condemnations of ISIS You’ve Been Looking For

We’ve all heard it before. In the wake of violence carried out by Muslims, a proverbial echo: “Why aren’t Muslims speaking out? Why aren’t they condemning these acts, done in the name of their...