Where is Central Asia in US Grand Strategy?

This article was published as Navigator #106 by the Center for Global Policy on August 17, 2019. Three great powers — the United States, Russia, and China — are vying for regional domination in Central Asia. Both Russia and China have clearly articulated grand strategies,...

BOOK TOUR AND LECTURES | ISLAM AND GOOD GOVERNANCE

WELCOME TO THE BOOK TOUR  OF ISLAM AND GOOD GOVERNANCE BY DR. MUQTEDAR KHAN Forthcoming Lectures, Seminars and Workshops based on Islam and Good Governance: A Political Philosophy of Ihsan Order Your Copy by Clicking Here  To Read about it Click Here. The Chicago Tour | September...

Islam and Good Governance

 FIVE REASON WHY I WROTE ISLAM AND GOOD GOVERNANCE Different versions of this article were published in The News Journal and on Informed Comment. I am pleased to announce the publication of my book Islam and Good Governance: A Political Philosophy of Ihsan by Palgrave Macmillan...

Trump Can Avoid War and Negotiate with Iran

By Muqtedar Khan | May 22, 2019 This Policy Brief was published by the Center for Global Policy.   Tiger by the Tail While dealing with the current Iran crisis, U.S. President Donald Trump must realize that the danger to U.S. national interests comes not just from Iran’s...

The Four Key Factors Enabling White Terrorism

This article was published as Navigator #87 by the Center for Global Policy on March 28, 2019.   The recent attacks on mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshipping Muslims and injured scores more have brought global attention to white nationalist terrorism. This...

Promoting a Culture of Peace in an Age of Violence

We live in an age when violence is rampant. If we did away with all the various classifications of violence that reduce its perceived volume; terrorism, mass killings, homicides, manslaughter, war, insurgencies, rebellions, preemptive wars and so on and so forth, and clubbed them...

Orlando Massacre and Challenges for America and Muslims

The mass shooting in Orlando this week underscores several serious challenges that we as a society must face. The three most important ones in my view are homophobia, radicalism and gun violence. But before I explore these critical issues, let me first address the legions of...

Tourk served Muslim community and beyond

The phone rang early in the morning and as usual I reached for it with a fearful heart. For the last 15 years I have been waking up to such calls, often from BBC, to comment on some tragedy or the other in the Muslim World. This was the first week of August 2014 and for a change...