Muslim NGOs and Sectarianization

Current international practice standards and extensive research from the fields of political science, international relations, sociology, religious studies, and communication all note the importance of civil society as a space for exchange and communication for…

Shahed Amanullah- The Maydan Podcast

We are excited to launch The Maydan Podcast with a discussion between Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University Senior Fellow Peter Mandaville and Shahed Amanullah, co-founder and Chief Technology…

Understanding the Deoband Movement

When I began researching the Deoband movement as a graduate student, I knew basically three things about the Deobandis: there are hundreds of madrasas around the world modelled after the original Deobandi seminary, the Dar…

Islam in America: Salve for Strained Race Relations

And with racism now plaguing in America like an incurable cancer all thinking Americans should be more respective to Islam as an already proven solution to the race problem. –Malcolm X The political ascendency of…