Day: June 17, 2013

Muslims at War with Themselves

Editor’s note: I have taken the liberty to change the title of this article. It is because we must make a distinction between Islam and Muslims. It is not Islam at war, it is Muslims at war with each other for political reasons using Islam for that purpose. Islam at […]

Touting Islam to Draw Votes in Indonesia

BOGOR, Indonesia — With its tree-lined streets, Dutch colonial buildings and soothing botanical gardens, the quaint West Java mountain town of Bogor hardly appears a hotbed of religious intolerance. Yet Bogor is on the front line of a national debate in Indonesia about religious freedom, amid an increase in discrimination and violent […]