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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.

Politics

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.

Politics

Leveraging hip hop in US foreign policy

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