Hishaam Aidi

US & Canada

Don't Panik! Islam and Europe's 'Hip Hop Wars'

The debate over Islam and hip hop in Europe is heating up as governments wade in.


Are Europe's Muslims America's problem?

"Soft power" programmes in the US that reach out to European Muslims have drawn ire from EU governments.


Leveraging hip hop in US foreign policy

Diplomats and officials use the music of the oppressed to connect with disaffected Muslim youth.