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by Tawfik Hamid The Arab Israeli conflict has repeatedly proved itself resistant to negotiated solutions. Despite peace treaties such as the Oslo accord, hatred toward Jews and Israel has risen to unprecedented levels in the Palestinian areas and continues to rise in much of the Muslim world. This consistent lack of progress should lead us […]

[Tawfik Hamid is a moderate, reformist Muslim who is one of a few lone voices attempting to bring Islam into the 21st century. He sent the following email.] Fighting Islam with Islam by Tawfik Hamid Unbiased observation of the Islamism phenomenon reveals beyond doubt that barbaric acts and discrimination against non-Muslim minorities are repeatedly practiced […]

by David J. Rusin   Apr 28, 2010 at 11:33 am “Has South Park gone too far this time?” asks an article published on April 21, referencing the show’s previous depiction of Muhammad in a bear costume. Just hours later, however, it became obvious that Comedy Central is the one that had gone too far — in kowtowing […]