Forget the false frame of the West versus Islam. It’s not historically or conceptually accurate, and the two are basically on the same side against the crimes of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State. The real battle is over the soul of Europe. And the far right is rallying like it’s 1099.Read More »
Islam And the West: Drifting Away?
Are Western and Islamic societies getting closer or drifting away from each other? In an age of globalization, one would expect the loosening of rigid cultural borders and civilizational boundaries. Yet the fact is that the perceptual gap created by political and ideological differences between Islamic and Western societies is getting deeper and making it more difficult to carry out …Read More »