PORTSTEWART, NORTHERN IRELAND — The Daily Telegraph’s headline is meant to shock, or at least get the attention of Europeans apathetic about the threat they face: “A Fifth of European Union Will Be Muslim by 2050.”
President Dwight D. Eisenhower grappled with topics like relations with Iran and stability in Iraq during an era fraught with delicate policy challenges, newly declassified documents show.
“What’s ironic is that the issues that Eisenhower was dealing with 50 or so years ago are the issues that the Obama administration is dealing with today,” Eisenhower Presidential Library director Karl Weissenbach said Wednesday.
By John Milburn, The Associated Press
, July 30, 2009
Muslim shopkeepers, students and even radical groups such as Hamas praised President Barack Obama’s address Thursday as a positive shift in U.S. attitude and tone. But Arabs and Muslims of all political stripes said they want him to turn his words into action — particularly in standing up to Israel.
By Marjorie Olster, The Associated Press
, June 06, 2009
Opening a mission to write a new chapter on Islam and the West, President Barack Obama consulted Wednesday with the Saudi king “in the place where Islam began,” prelude to a high-stakes speech in Egypt meant to ease long-held Muslim grievances against the United States.
By Jennifer Loven, The Associated Press
, June 04, 2009
Five Muslim immigrants accused of scheming to massacre U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix were convicted of conspiracy Monday in a case that tested the FBI’s post-Sept. 11 strategy of infiltrating and breaking up terrorist plots in their earliest stages. The men could get life in prison when they are sentenced in April.
The head of the European Jewish Congress said Turkey has a key role in promoting tolerance and dialogue between the Jewish, Muslim and Christian faiths.
Moshe Kantor said Turkey represents a “moderate and tolerant Islam” which puts the country in position to help fight xenophobia, racism and anti-Semitism.
Christians and Muslims must overcome their misunderstandings, Pope Benedict XVI told Muslim clergy and scholars Thursday as he pressed for greater freedom of worship for non-Muslims in the Islamic world.
So this is how it ends: not with a bang, but a whimper.
The most senior judge in England has declared that Islamic legal principles in Sharia law may be used within Muslim communities in Britain to settle marital arguments and regulate finance.
To one northern New Jersey counterterrorism task force, Mohammad Qatanani was considered an essential ally — a moderate Muslim leader known for inviting FBI agents into his congregation to conduct seminars on terrorism prevention.
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