Day: October 25, 2017

Taj and bigotry

Indian Express: The Taj Mahal is easily the most recognisable icon of modern India. The monument is a cash cow for the state, drawing millions of visitors and bringing in crores of rupees annually. It has been a World Heritage Site for decades and is frequently listed as among the […]

Syria in Crisis

  November 2013  REVIEW OF RELIGIONS NOTE OF THE EDITOR:    Yes, not a new article. But is it not still as acute as ever? ©Richard Harvey | dreamstime.com Aleppo, the largest city in Syria and home to some of the most historic world sites. A small mosque near the citadel […]

How international development institutions are becoming hubs for addressing violent extremism

Eric Rosand Thursday, October 19, 2017   Observing recent developments in the United States, one might assume that countering/preventing violent extremism (CVE or PVE) is a quickly disappearing policy fad of the Obama administration. These efforts encompass a range of law enforcement and non-law enforcement means to prevent individuals from […]