Muslims & Arabs discuss current wave of Islamophobia, Arabophobia, and anti-mosque hysteria

Muslims & Arabs discuss current wave of Islamophobia, Arabophobia, and anti-mosque hysteria

TAM article collection


Articles written by Muslims and Arabs about current wave of Islamophobia and anti-mosque hysteria:

30 Mosques in 30 Days project: - “We’re not historians, but these stories are important”, Shahed Amanullah http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3946  - In search of Muslim America, Zahed Amanullah http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/v/3918 
A mosque near ground zero, Parvez Ahmed http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/76605
A plea to ignore the ignorant, Melody Moezzi http://www.huffingtonpost.com/melody-moezzi/a-plea-to-ignore-the-igno_b_710395.html
A symbol of progress in Lower Manhattan, Joshua M. Z. Stanton and Zeeshan Suhail http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/guestvoices/2010/06/a_symbol_of_progress_in_lower_manhattan.html 
A widening chasm, Khalsoom Lakhani http://blog.dawn.com/2010/09/11/a-widening-chasm/
Actions of a few make nation appear unsafe, Rafia Zakaria http://www.indystar.com/article/20100911/OPINION12/9110353/1002/OPINION/Actions-of-a-few-make-nation-appear-unsafe
ADL Redefines Its Mission Statement, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/adl/0018154
America, a mosque and me, Mona Eltahwy http://www.illumemag.com/zine/articleDetail.php?America-A-Mosque-and-Me-13287
American Muslims this 9/11, Mahan Mirza http://www.ndsmcobserver.com/mobile/viewpoint/american-muslims-this-9-11-1.1576321
American Muslims must defend the Constitution of the United States , Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/american_muslims_must_defend_the_constitution_of_the_united_states/
American Suspicion Of Muslims Grows: Interview with Zareena Grewal http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129780832
Americans must stand against extremism in all forms, Salina Khan http://www.murfreesboropost.com/americans-must-stand-against-extremism-in-all-forms-cms-24400
America’s Crucial Choice: Religious Division Or Unity, Eboo Patel http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eboo-patel/division-vs-unity_b_702833.html
America’s Ideals Are Being Challenged By Cordoba House Controversy, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cordoba_house/0018179
America’s promise meant for everyone, Eboo Patel http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2010/08/hate_assailing_grace.html#more
America’s Two Muslim Congressmen Cogitate on the New York Mosque and the State of Islam in the U.S.  http://swampland.blogs.time.com/2010/08/18/americas-two-muslim-congressmen-cogitate-on-the-new-york-mosque-and-the-state-of-islam-in-the-u-s/#ixzz0xZCfD2MF
America’s “Good Muslims” Are Being Left Out to Dry , Abbas Barzegar http://www.huffingtonpost.com/abbas-barzegar/americas-good-muslims-are_b_686690.html
An American and a Muslim: Reading Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf , Sarah Eltantawi http://www.religiondispatches.org/books/politics/3335/an_american_and_a_muslim%3A_reading_imam_feisal_abdul_rauf/
An Imam, a Pastor and a Circus, Parvez Sharma http://www.huffingtonpost.com/parvez-sharma/an-imam-a-pastor-and-a-ci_b_711518.html
Anti-Islam rhetoric today bears a disturbing resemblance to past anti-Jewish rhetoric, Aisha Musa http://www.examiner.com/religion-politics-in-miami/anti-islam-rhetoric-today-bears-a-disturbing-resemblance-to-past-anti-jewish-rhetoric
Anti-Muslim Is Anti-American , Salam al Marayati http://www.huffingtonpost.com/salam-al-marayati/anti-muslim-is-anti-ameri_b_660520.html
Anti-terror camp trains youth to fight extremism, Shahid Mursaleen http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/b/3926
Arabs, Muslims and Americans have too much in common, Ray Hanania http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/arabs_muslims_and_americans_have_too_much_in_common/0018219
Are we trying to stop terrorism or appease bigots?, Robert Salaam http://theamericanmuslim.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1963:are-we-trying-to-stop-terrorism-or-appease-bigots&catid=250:politics
Bent on Confusing the Public about Islam:  The Far Right Exploits Rifqa Bary’s Case to Distort Islam, Louay Safi http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/bent_on_confusing_the_public_about_islam_the_far_right_exploits_rifqa_barys/ 
Beyond the language of law, Rafia Zakaria http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3953
Bigoted protests show ignorance and intolerance, Pamela Taylor http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/modernmuslim/2010/08/bigoted_protests_show_ignorance_and_intolerance.html#more
Bin Laden’s rising influence in America,  M. Junaid Levesque-Alam http://original.antiwar.com/levesque-alam/2010/08/17/bin-ladens-rising-influence-in-america/ 
Build the mosque or burn the Qur’an: it hurts some but it’s constitutional, Zarina Grewal http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zareena-a-grewal-phd/build-or-burn-it-hurts-so_b_690747.html
Building an inclusive America, Eboo Patel http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/religious-rights/117841-building-an-inclusive-america
‘Burn Quran Day’ an outrage to Muslims, Akbar Ahmed http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/burn_quran_day_an_outrage_to_muslims/0018178
Burning the Qur’an, Jeff Siddiqui http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/burning_the_quran/0018197
Burning the Quran between perceptions and realities, Ali Younes http://arabisto.com/article/Blogs/AliYounes/Burning_the_Quran_between_perceptions_and_realities/80740
Campbell Brown discusses the Ground Zero mosque and the controversy over its funding with Dr. Zuhdi Jasser (AIFD President) and Reza Aslan (VIDEO) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOp4O9FwzRw
Center for Security Policy Sharia Report a Threat to American Ideals (with article collection), Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/center_for_security_policy_sharia_report_a_threat_to_american_ideals/0018233
The Charlatans have taken over 9/11, Reza Aslan http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-09-09/hate-groups-hijack-911/
Conservative Feud Grows Over Muslims White House Staffers, Shahed Amanullah http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/b/1726/
Contrived Controversy - Islamic Center in New York, Mirza A. Beg http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/78158
Controversy Over Islam and Mosques Spreads Beyond Park 51, Farah Akbar http://www.gothamgazette.com/article/civilrights/20100914/3/3362/
The Controversy Over the NYC Mosque Shows We Really Don’t Know Each Other Well Enough , Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shahnaz-taplinchinoy/post_713_b_690113.html
Coalition of African-American Muslims Speak Out Against Intolerance, Mai El-Sadany http://www.illumemag.com/zine/articleDetail.php?African-American-Muslims-Speak-Out-Against-Intolerance-13306
Cordoba House: A Strategic Analysis, Dr. Robert D. Crane   http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cordoba_house_a_strategic_analysis/0018188
Cordoba House: A Strategic, Legal, and Political Analysis, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cordoba_house_a_strategic_and_political_analysis/0018225
Cordoba House and American values, Abdulrahman El-Sayed http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2010/aug/10/cordoba-9-11-mosque-religion-islam
Cordoba House, Ground Zero and the American fear of Islam, Mehnaz M. Afridi http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=5&article_id=115743#ixzz0sidBW2Fa
The Cordoba House, Degrees of Separation and the Common Good, Hasan Zillur Rahim http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_cordoba_house_degrees_of_separation_and_the_common_good/0018149
Cordoba House:  Hope From the Ashes of Tragedy, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_cultural_center_and_mosque/0018074
Cordoba House: Missing the Message, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cordoba_house_missing_the_message/0018176 
‘Cordoba House’ controversy has one Pakistani American looking for a back-up plan, Saleema Gul http://mondoweiss.net/2010/08/cordoba-house-controversy-has-one-pakistani-american-looking-for-a-back-up-plan.html
Cordoba House versus Team B:  Key to the Global 21st Century,  Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cordoba_house_versus_team_b_key_to_the_global_21st_century/0018230 
Dear Mr. President, are we still within the bounds of reasonable discourse?, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/dear_mr._president/
Discussion of the issues by American University professor Akbar Ahmed, Muqtedar Khan of the University of Delaware, Salon.com reporter Justin Elliott, and counterterrorism expert Brian Fishman (audio) http://whyy.org/cms/radiotimes/2010/08/26/the-fallout-over-the-controversy-surrounding-the-proposed-muslim-cultural-center-and-mosque-in-new-york/
Does the Right View Muslims as Equal Citizens?, Ibrahim Hooper http://arabisto.com/article/Blogs/Guest_Writer/Does_the_Right_View_Muslims_as_Equal_Citizens/71162
Dove World Outreach Christian Center “Hate to the World”, “Burn a Qur’an”, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/dove_world_outreach_christian_center_christmas_message_hate_to_the_wor/0017795
Eid al-Fitr, 9/11, and my status in America, Sami Kishawi http://mondoweiss.net/2010/08/eid-al-fitr-911-and-my-status-in-america.html
Abdullal El Faisal, Revolution Muslim, and Islamic Thinkers Society, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/abdullal_el_faisal_revolution_muslim_and_islamic_thinkers_society/
The Election “Scare White People” Tactic: and the war for America’s soul, Robert Salaam http://theamericanmuslim.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1960:the-election-qscare-white-peopleq-tactic-and-the-war-for-americas-soul&catid=246:society
Keith Ellison Interview on BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/news/2010/09/100907_mosque_ellison_nh_hs.shtml
European Islamophobia Finds A Home In The U.S., Reza Aslan http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129381552
Even now, Muslims must have faith in America, Tariq Ramadan http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/10/AR2010091005366.html
Facing and Fighting Discrimination, Dinu Ahmed and Hena Ashraf http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dinu-ahmed/muslim-women-on-park51_b_711254.html
‘Fahrenheit 451’ and the Threat of Burning the Quran, Hasan Zillur Rahim   http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/fahrenheit_451_and_the_threat_of_burning_the_quran/0018226
For Shame! Fear Is Back, with a Vengeance, James Zogby http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/for_shame_fear_is_back_with_a_vengeance/0018189 
Future of Islam in America, Eboo Patel http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2010/08/the_future_of_islam_in_america.html
Geller, Spencer, & the Cordoba House: Fear and Loathing in New York, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/geller_spencer_the_cordoba_house_fear_and_loathing_in_new_york/0018148
God Bless Islam with Courageous Leadership, Ebrahim Moosa http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/politics/3302/god_bless_islam_with_courageous_leadership/
Googling Islam and Paranoia , Nabil Echchaibi http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nabil-echchaibi/googling-islam-and-parano_b_712141.html
“Ground Zero Dialogue” Informs Mosque Debate, Mai el-Sadani http://www.illumemag.com/zine/articleDetail.php?ldquo-Ground-Zero-Dialogue-rdquo-Informs-Mosque-Debate-13298
Ground zero mosque? Fears vs values, Robert Salaam http://theamericanmuslim.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1951:qground-zero-mosqueq-a-lesson-in-islamophobia&catid=249:islam
Ground Zero Mosque a 17th Century football, Jeff Siddiqui   http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/ground_zero_mosque_a_17th_century_football/0018175
Ground zero mosques Muslim opponents, Hussein Rashid http://www.rightsidenews.com/2010082711468/us/islam-in-america/the-ground-zero-mosques-muslim-opponents.html
Ground zero synagogue, Lebanon, Ghassan Bridi http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3929
Growing Anti-Mosque Hysteria in the Heart of America,  Louay M. Safi http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/77464
Hey, America: I’m a Muslim, let’s talk, Mona Eltahawy http://palestinenote.com/cs/blogs/blogs/archive/2010/09/14/hey-america-i-m-a-muslim-let-s-talk.aspx
How can we view Muslims as Americans?, Asma T. Uddin http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3856
How Liberal Mosque Defenders Are Playing into the Hands of the Islamophobes, Aisha Ghani http://www.alternet.org/story/147952/how_liberal_mosque_defenders_are_playing_into_the_hands_of_the_islamophobes
How the Florida pastor and the New York imam can live their faiths, Akbar Ahmed http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/08/opinion-how-the-florida-pastor-and-the-new-york-imam-can-live-their-faiths/
How should Muslims react to burning the Qur’an, Nihad Awad http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/78084
Human Responsibilities and Rights in the Shari’ah: An Advanced Primer, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/tam/recent 
I am a Muslimarican, Qasim Basir http://www.huffingtonpost.com/qasim-basir/muslimerican_b_685553.html?ref=fb&src=sp#sb=1174902,b=facebook 
If Terry Jones burns the Koran, he’ll also set fire to America’s identity,  Seeme Hasan, Mansoor Ijaz http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2010/0909/If-Terry-Jones-burns-the-Koran-he-ll-also-set-fire-to-America-s-identity
Imam in the Middle, But Is He in the Center? , Aasim Padela http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aasim-i-padela/imam-in-the-middle-but-is_b_706119.html?ir=World
The Imam Feisal I know, Eboo Patel http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/08/my-take-the-imam-feisal-i-know/
Imam in the Middle, But Is He in the Center? , Aasim Padela http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aasim-i-padela/imam-in-the-middle-but-is_b_706119.html
Imam Abdul Rauf Still Not Providing Leadership, Hussein Rashid http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/husseinrashid/3304/feisal_abdul-rauf_still_not_providing_leadership_on_park51/
In Defense of Feisal Abdul-Rauf, Hussein Rashid http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/husseinrashid/3223/in_defense_of_feisal_abdul-rauf/
Inside America’s mosques, Akbar Ahmed http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/09/09/inside_americas_mosques
Inside Park 51, Ehab Zahriyeh http://www.elanthemag.com/index.php/site/featured_articles_detail/inside_park_51-nid322986278/
Interview with Jack Shaheen - more leadership needed http://seminal.firedoglake.com/diary/68131
Intolerance and Islam since 9/11, Eboo Patel http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2010/09/since_911.html#more
Is America Becoming More Islamophobic?, Saif Ansari http://www.hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2010/09/america-becoming-more-islamophobic
Is Sharia law reconcilable with modernity?, Sh. Ali Gomaa http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/guestvoices/2010/08/is_sharia_law_reconcilable_with_modernity.html
Islam and the ‘Shining City upon a Hill’, Ehsan Ahrari http://arabnews.com/opinion/columns/article135721.ece 
Islamic center’s struggle echoes that of African-Americans, Imam Johari Abdul-Malik http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/08/29/abdul-malik.pulpit.series/index.html?hpt=T2 
Islamic Law:  A Thematic Primer on Human Rights, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamic_law_a_thematic_primer_on_human_rights/
Islamic Sharia and Jewish Halakha Arbitration Courts, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamic_sharia_and_jewish_halakha_arbitration_courts/
Islamism is not Islam, Maajid Nawaz http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703959704575453211943767790.html
Islamophobia: lethal for our nation’s moral health, Javeed Akhter http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamophobia_lethal_for_our_nations_moral_health/0018222 
Islamophobia Machine Targets American Muslims, Nihad Awad http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamophobia_machine_targets_american_muslims/
Islamophobia no longer questioned - even by our elected representatives, Sheila Musaji (collection of anti-Muslim statements by politicians, regularly updated)  http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamophobia_no_longer_even_questioned/0018124 
It’s about the community, stupid, Abed Bhuyan http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3922 
The Leadership Failure of Park51, Hussein Rashid http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/husseinrashid/3184/the_leadership_failure_of_park51__ 
Lessons from the “Ground Zero” / “Park 51” / “Armageddon” Mosque – God Bless America!, Abu Eesa Niamatullah http://muslimmatters.org/2010/08/30/lessons-from-the-%E2%80%9Cground-zero%E2%80%9D-%E2%80%9Cpark-51%E2%80%9D-%E2%80%9Carmageddon%E2%80%9D-mosque-god-bless-america-ae/
Let’s not burn the Constitution too, Yousef Mian http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3945
Looking for common ground in lower Manhattan, Parvez Ahmed http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3884 
The Lost Soul of the United States of America, Maryam Sakeenah http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26343.htm
Minority groups and their position on Cordoba House, Robert Salaam http://theamericanmuslim.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1959:minority-groups-position-on-cordoba-house&catid=250:politics
The Mosque by Ground Zero: A Lesson from the Crusades, Kamran Pasha http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kamran-pasha/the-mosque-by-ground-zero_b_578146.html
The “Mosque controversy” demonstrates how passive and unorganized the Arab and Muslim Americans truly are, Hussein Ibish http://www.ibishblog.com/blog/hibish/2010/08/20/%E2%80%9Cmosque_controversy%E2%80%9D_demonstrates_how_passive_and_unorganized_arab_and_muslim
Mosque fight helps al-Qaeda, Ali Soufan http://blog.washingtonpost.com/spy-talk/2010/08/mosque_fight_helps_al-qaeda_sa.html
Moving Away from Ground Zero, Hasan Zillur Rahim http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/moving_away_from_ground_zero/0018190 
MPAC calls on NY Gov Paterson to retract offensive, misleading statement about Muslims (Shia) http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/mpac_calls_on_ny_governor_to_retract_offensive_misleading_statement_about_m/0018194
Muslim American problems rooted in our inability to highlight our Americaness, Robert Salaam http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_american_problems_rooted_in_our_inability_to_highlight_our_americane/0018223
The Muslim Obama, Wajahat Ali http://www.counterpunch.org/waj08232010.html 
Muslims are coming, Ashraf Ezzat http://www.veteranstoday.com/2010/08/21/the-muslims-are-coming/
My final word on Park 51, Aziz Poonawalla http://blog.beliefnet.com/cityofbrass/2010/08/my-final-word-on-park51-2.html
Muslim 9/11 Widow: Visiting Ground Zero, Asking Allah for Comfort, Ify Okoye http://muslimmatters.org/2010/09/11/muslim-911-widow-visiting-ground-zero-asking-allah-for-comfort/
Muslim Americans have a history before 9/11 , Mona Eltahawy http://palestinenote.com/cs/blogs/blogs/archive/2010/09/08/muslim-americans-have-a-history-before-9-11.aspx
Muslim community at a crossroads with a leadership vacuum, Jihad Hashim-Brown http://edition.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/09/02/muslim.community.crossroads/?hpt=C2#fbid=PWsqw95SuwM&wom=false
Muslim Family Day at Six Flags Sets Off the Crazies, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/six_flags/0018157
Muslim leader, Akbar Ahmed speaks out about ground zero mosque http://www.illumemag.com/zine/articleDetail.php?Muslim-Leader-Speaks-Out-Against-Ground-Zero-Mosque-13210
Muslim victims of 9/11 deserve a mosque, Fakhruddin Ahmed http://blog.nj.com/njv_guest_blog/2010/09/muslim_victims_of_911_deserve.html
Muslims and Islam Were Part of Twin Towers’ Life, Samuel Freedman http://muslimmatters.org/2010/09/11/muslims-and-islam-were-part-of-twin-towers%e2%80%99-life/
Muslims are Failing to Call for Minority Rights in the Islamic Countries, Anjum Jaleel http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslims_are_failing_to_call_for_minority_rights_in_the_islamic_countries/
National Security Does Not “Hinge” on Mosque, Akbar Ahmed http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/panelists/akbar_ahmed/2010/09/national_security_does_not_hingeon_mosque.html
Never will they accept you unless you choose other than Islam as your religion, Robert Salaam http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/never_will_they_accept_you_unless_you_choose_other_than_islam_as_your_relig/0018168
“New York, Battle Ground or Common Ground: Building of Mosque Center near Ground Zero in Manhattan”? Lessons from Sarajevo and insight for Americans. Please find link to interview with Amb. Muhamed “mo”
Sacirbey Parts 1 & 2 http://diplomaticallyincorrecttv.com/films/s/New_York_Battle_Ground_or_Common_Ground_Mosque_Near_Ground_Zero_Part_1/21305  http://diplomaticallyincorrecttv.com/films/s/New_York_Battle_Ground_or_Common_Ground_Part_2_Mosque_Near_Ground_Zero_/21306
Nine years later, James Zogby http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-zogby/nine-years-later_b_713110.html
Nine years later, America remains divided, Salim Mansour http://www.torontosun.com/comment/columnists/salim_mansur/2010/09/09/15297871.html
No mosques at ground zero? - Is this the next battle cry for the soul of America?, Abdul Cader Asmal http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/no_mosques_at_ground_zero_-_is_this_the_next_battle_cry_for_the_soul_o/
Obama changes course on Muslims, Hussein Rashid http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/husseinrashid/2741/obama_changes_course_on_islam/
Obama vs. Bush vs. Islam, Eric Vickers http://www.stlamerican.com/articles/2010/09/13/news/local_news/localnews00000000000000001.txt
Obamaphobia and Islamophobia Revisited, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/obama1/0017747
On Islam and America, misunderstandings on both sides, Khairi Abaza http://www.kentucky.com/2010/09/15/1435627/on-islam-and-america-misunderstandings.html
Opposition to Muslims and mosques grows in U.S. racist caldron, Ray Hanania http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/opposition_to_muslims_and_mosques_grows_in_u.s._racist_caldron/0018166 
The original mosque at ground zero, Aziz Poonawalla http://blog.beliefnet.com/cityofbrass/2010/08/the-original-mosque-at-ground.html
The other Islam controversy in NYC, Asma Uddin http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/b/3913
Our Common Bond Is Stronger Than the Extremist Rhetoric , Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sultan-sooud-alqassemi/our-common-bond-is-strong_b_713348.html
Park51: Law Passed 10 Years Ago Trumps Religious Freedom Debate, Aishah Schwartz http://www.prlog.org/10884500
Park51: Dialogue, Compromise, Peacemaking, Tolerance and Ramadan, Aishah Schwartz http://www.prlog.org/10880240-park51-dialogue-compromise-peacemaking-tolerance-and-ramadan.html
Park51 - Yes, I Get Mail, Aishah Schwartz http://www.prlog.org/10876290-park51-yes-get-mail.html
Park51: Here is the Fruit of Your Labor, Aishah Schwartz http://www.prlog.org/10879781-park51-here-is-the-fruit-of-your-labor.html
Park 51 Organizers Missed Opportunity to Promote Tolerance and Understanding http://www.prlog.org/10875579 
Park 51/‘Ground Zero Mosque’ - The Crux of the Matter http://www.prlog.org/10872408 
Pentagon and Capitol Building: two largest mosques in the world, Robert Salaam http://theamericanmuslim.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1968:the-pentagon-and-capital-building-two-of-the-largest-mosques-in-america&catid=250:politics 
Playing with fire, Kamal Hyder http://blogs.aljazeera.net/asia/2010/09/10/playing-fire
Politics and Racism, behind “Manhattan Mosque” Controversy, Ali Younes http://arabisto.com/article/Blogs/AliYounes/Politics_and_Racism_behind_Manhattan_Mosque_Controversy/77318
Pray for the Opponents of the Community Center in NYC , Robert Salaam http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/pray_for_the_opponents_of_the_community_center_in_nyc/0018201
Prejudiced, racist, or violent incidents at mosques http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/mosques_in_us_that_have_experienced_violent_or_racist_incidents1/0012120
Pride and Prejudice at Park51, Muqtedar Khan http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/pride_and_prejudice_at_park51/0018187
Tariq Ramadan Debates Moustafa Bayoumi on Proposed Islamic Center Near Ground Zero http://www.democracynow.org/seo/2010/9/13/tariq_ramadan_debates_moustafa_bayoumi_on
Reconciliation: The choice of peacemakers Safi Kaskas http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/reconciliation_the_choice_of_peacemakers/0018170
Reflections on Islamophobia, Amenah Arther http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/reflections_on_islamophobia/0018147
The Rise of Intolerance Against Muslim Americans, Salam al Marayati http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_rise_of_intolerance_against_muslim_americans/0018180
Searching for win-win, not zero sum in the Islam debate, Pamela Taylor http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/modernmuslim/2010/09/searching_for_win-win_not_zero_sum_in_the_islam_debate.html
Sharia: Between Two Popes, Dr. Sherman Jackson http://muslimmatters.org/2010/08/30/dr-sherman-jackson-shariah-between-two-popes/
South Park and Revolution Muslim, Hussein Rashid http://www.religiondispatches.org/blog/2495/south_park_and_revolution_muslim/
South Park Cartoon and the Muslim Lunatic Fringe, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/south_park_episode/
Jon Stewart is a “mensch”, Sheila Musaji (with links to Daily Show videos on Cordoba House controversy, updated regularly)
Tea Party Email Reveals Real Reason Behind Mosque Opposition Frenzy, Ahmed Rehab http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/tea_party_email_reveals_real_reason_behind_mosque_opposition_frenzy/0018198
Tea Party Racism Finally a Concern, But Islamophobia Still Unquestioned, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/tea_party_racism_finally_a_concern/0018142
Temecula Mosque Protest: Of Dogs and Roses, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/temecula_mosque_protest_of_dogs_and_roses/0018156 
This isn’t the America I love, Mehdi Hasan http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/aug/07/ground-zero-mosque-row-michael-bloomberg
Turning Our Back on Religious Freedom Hurts All Americans, Sahar Aziz http://ispu.org/articles/articledetailpb-180.html
Understand anti-Semitism, and anti-Muslim bigotry, Yaman Salahi http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/guestvoices/2010/09/understand_anti-semitism_and_anti-muslim_bigotry.html
The Untold Story Behind the “Mosque at Ground Zero”, Ahmed Rehab http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ahmed-rehab/the-untold-story-behind-t_b_688669.html
U.S. Muslims may be underestimating the “9/11 effect”, Akbar Ahmed http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/08/05/u-s-muslims-underestimate-911-effect-muslim-thinker-warns/
VIDEOS:  - Akbar Ahmed on John Stewart http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/06/akbar-ahmed-on-jon-stewar_n_673465.html  -  Image of Muslims in the U.S., Congressional Muslim Staff Assoc. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/id/232041 - Reza Aslan on Meet the Press http://www.mediaite.com/online/reza-alan-if-youre-painting-1-5-billion-people-with-the-same-extremist-brush-youre-a-bigot/ - Reza Aslan on ABC News http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2010/09/11/3009104.htm
We are not invisible, Matteen Mokalla http://www.islamonline.com/news/articles/2/We-are-not-invisible.html
We need George Bush, Eboo Patel http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2010/08/we_need_george_bush.html#more
What Goes On Inside Your Neighborhood Mosque, Hussein Rashid http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129256069
What is shariah and why does it matter, Sherman Jackson http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sherman-a-jackson/what-is-shariah-and-why-d_b_710976.html
What mosque at Ground Zero? why all Americans have a stake in Cordoba House, Aziz Poonawalla http://blog.beliefnet.com/cityofbrass/2010/07/why-all-muslim-americans-have.html#ixzz0uSFlAhVk
What we do on September 11 matters, Zeenat Rahman http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/religion_theseeker/2010/09/what-we-do-on-september-11-matters.html
What we still don’t know about Islam, Hussein Rashid http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/husseinrashid/3221/what_we_still_don%27t_know_about_islam/
What’s behind negative characterization of Muslims?, Asma Uddin http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/panelists/asma_uddin/2010/09/whats_behind_negative_characterization_of_muslims.html
Where is American Muslim Leadership in Cordoba House/Park 51 Controversy?, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cordoba_house1/
Who represents American Muslims? No one, Farhana Qazi (leadership) http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/guestvoices/2010/08/who_represents_american_muslims_no_one.html 
Who’s Afraid of Shariah? , Sumbul ali-Karamali http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sumbul-alikaramali/whos-afraid-of-shariah_b_701331.html
Why I Oppose the New York Park51 Initiative, Firas Al-Atraqchi http://www.huffingtonpost.com/firas-alatraqchi/why-i-oppose-the-new-york_b_713693.html
Why this Ramadan was different, Khalid Latif http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/10/my-take-why-this-ramadan-was-different/
Yes, I know churches can’t be built in Saudia Arabia, Dilara Hafiz http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dilara-hafiz/yes-i-know-that-churches_b_669159.html
“You’ve Never Met a Muslim”, Zeba Iqbal, Ameena Meer, Haroon Moghul and Hussein Rashid http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/culture/3301/%22you%27ve_never_met_a_muslim%22
Fareed Zakaria has returned an award received from the ADL in protest of their stance on the Cordoba House   8/6/10
Zero tolerance at ground zero, Mohamed Elibiary and Amad Shaikh http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3792
 


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