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Imposing the Way of Peace
Written by Louay Safi   
Jul 08, 2001 at 09:49 AM

In a report filed from Jerusalem, Barbara Plett, a BBC correspondent, described the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as thus: “Palestinians refuse to acknowledge the past suffering of the Jewish nation. Israelis no matter how left-wing, cannot take Palestinian demands on par with their own because to accept Palestinian rights is to deny Israel’s right to exist.”

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Commentary on 9/11 Commission Report
Written by Louay Safi   

9/11 Commission Report presented the American people with the results of the investigations, conducted by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United Stated, into the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The Report purports to answer two questions: “How did [9/11] happen, and how can we avoid such tragedy again?”

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Knowledge, Authenticity, and Post 9/11
Written by Louay Safi   

The events of September 11 and their aftermath have put the American Muslim community face to face with new and difficult realities. We increasingly confront tough questions: How should we respond to recent events? How should we react to the efforts of some people in the country who are bent on equating Islam with terrorism? How do we reconcile our American and Islamic identities?

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Louay Safi

Articles and Commentaries by Louay Safi on Islamic affairs and issues relating to human rights, social and political reforms, American Muslims, globalization, democracy, and world peace.




The Qur'anic Narrative
The Qur'anic Narrative


Leading with Compassion
Leading with Compassion



Palestine
Palestine



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Tensions and Transitions
in the Muslim World



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Peace and the Limits of War


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The Challenge of Modernity 


Blaming

Blaming Islam


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Foundation of Knowledge



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