is a highly relevant and engaging collection of essays. The
responses are intriguing, occasionally provocative, and always
This important volume addresses several strategic questions with regards to US-Muslim relations, Muslim minorities in the West, Islam in America, Ijtihad and Islam and Democracy.
Some of the most influential commentators from academia, policy community and the Islamic community address the subject in a frank and engaging fashion.
The key participants in this dialogue are Ariel Cohen [Heritage Foundation], John L. Esposito [Georgetown University], Graham Fuller [Retired CIA Analyst], Abid Ullah Jan [ The Independent Center for Strategic Studies and Analysis] and Muqtedar Khan [University of Delaware].
The commentators on the dialogue include Ali Mazrui, Mahmood Mamdani, Louay Safi, Feisal Rauf, Taha Jaber Al Alwani and Hakan Yavuz.
Power or Ideology: What Islamists
chose will determine their future
Moderate Muslims: A Mainstream of
Modernists, Islamists, Conservatives, and Traditionalists
Freedom and Security: Necessary
Conditions for Moderation
Islamic Democracy and Moderate Muslims: The
Straight Path runs through the Middle
Moderate Islam: A Product of American
Blaming the U.S., Israel or Capitalism
is not the Solution
of Ignorances: The War on Terror Must not Compromise Muslim Rights
The Erdogan experiment in Turkey is the
Moderate Muslims are the Key to the
future of Islam and US-Muslim Relations
Reflections on the Debate
In God We Trust: The Prospects for
the Future of Islam and the West is Positive
Liberal Islam Versus Moderate Islam: Elusive
Moderate and the Siege Mentality