Mohamed Ghilan

Mohamed Ghilan

War & Conflict

The consequences of not challenging the Islamic State

The Islamic State's violence against minority groups and non-Sunni sects goes against the teachings

The consequences of not challenging the Islamic State

US & Canada

Baghdadi's misconstrued caliphate project

The notion of Muslim political unity is well-established in Islam, but is it what the Islamic State stands for?

Baghdadi's misconstrued caliphate project

US & Canada

Brunei: When Sharia serves the sultan and US media

Both the Sultan of Brunei and US media may be exploiting Sharia for their own purposes.

Brunei: When Sharia serves the sultan and US media

US & Canada

Islam, Saudi and apostasy

Does Islamic law really proscribe the death penalty for apostasy?

Islam, Saudi and apostasy

US & Canada

What was Rumi talking about?

Sufi poetry has been largely misunderstood by modern pop culture.

What was Rumi talking about?

US & Canada

Bringing Muslims back to science

Is Muslim religious discourse on scientific matters killing the scientific aspirations of the religious?

Bringing Muslims back to science

US & Canada

It's extremist Muslims, not Islamic extremism

It's not a quality in Islam that turns people violent, but the people themselves that are the problem.

It's extremist Muslims, not Islamic extremism

US & Canada

To Sharia or not to Sharia: The question of Islamopolitics

Islam does not seek to turn its adherents into a monolithic group, but instead celebrates diversity and pluralism.

To Sharia or not to Sharia: The question of Islamopolitics

US & Canada

The irony of Muslim terrorism

Terrorism is the vilest crime because it robs people not only of their lives, but also of their safety and freedom.

The irony of Muslim terrorism