20 May 2019 | Educational

Sayeeda Warsi/ On Islamophobia & being Muslim in Britain

The Conservative Party in the United Kingdom has been accused of having an Islamophobia problem, as evidence of anti-Muslim comments made by MPs and incidents of anti-Muslim rhetoric continue to pile up. The party has failed to take any considerable action in tackling this issue, as it has ignored calls to carry out a formal inquiry. Additionally, it has not adopted a formal definition of Islamophobia. Mobashra Tazamal talks about all that and more with Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, former Co-Chair of the Conservative Party. read the complete article

13 May 2019 | Educational

CAIR’s new report on Islamophobia: An interview with Zainab Arain

In May 2019, the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) released its latest report—Hijacked by Hate: American Philanthropy and the Islamophobia Network. Bridge Initiative Senior Research Fellow Kristin Garrity Şekerci spoke with Zainab Arain, the National Research and Advocacy Manager at CAIR National, about the report and its findings. Namely, are mainstream charitable and philanthropic organizations like Fidelity, Schwab, and Vanguard inadvertently funding anti-Muslim groups in the U.S? read the complete article

05 Mar 2019 | Educational

Interview | Terrorism & Surveillance with Marc Sageman

Bridge Senior Research Fellow Mobashra Tazamal sits down with Marc Sageman to talk about counter terrorism measures, and their ineffectiveness in predicting violent behavior. Marc Sageman is a forensic and clinical psychiatrist, Senior Fellow at Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Center for the Study of Terrorism, and author of "Misunderstanding Terrorism" read the complete article