Minaret of Freedom

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Name: Minaret of Freedom
Date registered: June 11, 2016
URL: http://www.minaret.org/

Latest posts

  1. Iran’s Currency Crisis Is an Opportunity — March 16, 2019
  2. Interview by Reza Saiedi on Iranian-American Relations — March 1, 2019
  3. Emir abd El-Kader: A Teacher for the World (A Story of True Jihad) — January 26, 2019
  4. The Muslim Community & the Issue of Identity and Belonging — October 8, 2018
  5. Gaza and the Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict — October 8, 2018

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  1. Islam: The Religion of Libertarianism (Interview) — 5 comments
  2. The Libertarian Presidential Ticket Splits on Aid to Israel — 1 comment

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Mar 16 2019

Iran’s Currency Crisis Is an Opportunity

Source: http://blog.minaret.org/?p=19111 By: Dr. Imad ad-Dean Ahmad March 2019 Donald Trump’s withdrawal from JCPOA (“Iran Nuclear Deal”) poses many problems for everyone, including both the U.S. and Iran.  The biggest problems for Iran are the economic crisis threatened by the loss of foreign investment and the currency crisis threatened by denial of access to the dollar-denominated banking …

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Mar 01 2019

Interview by Reza Saiedi on Iranian-American Relations

Source: http://blog.minaret.org/?p=19041 By: Dr Imad ad-Dean Ahmad Sep. 2018 [This is the text of free-lance journalist Reza Saedi’s interview with Minaret of Freedom Institute president Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad on Iranian-American relations.] Q. Please comment: US sanctions have a direct impact on the Iranian civilian population– limiting medical and research supplies, limiting machinery used to maintain civilian transportation …

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Jan 26 2019

Emir abd El-Kader: A Teacher for the World (A Story of True Jihad)

Source: http://blog.minaret.org/?p=19439 By: Dr Imad ad-Dean Ahmad Nov 2018 [On September 12, 2018 the Abd Elkader Project held a [full day forum]  introducing  the Muslim scholar turned fighter, turned POW, turned exile, turned hero to the world, honored by Abraham Lincoln with a gift of dueling pistols and by a small town in Iowa that named …

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Oct 08 2018

The Muslim Community & the Issue of Identity and Belonging

Source: http://blog.minaret.org/?p=18506 By Dr Imad ad-Dean Ahmad April 2018   [These are my notes from The Washington Forum Lecture Series* program on “The Muslim Community & the Issue of Identity and Belonging” held in Fairfax, VA on April 4, 2018. These notes summarize my impression of highlights of the presentations and are not an attempted transcription.]   …

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Oct 08 2018

Gaza and the Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Source: http://blog.minaret.org/?p=18654 By: Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad May 2018 Nikki Haley has created a meme about the Israeli massacre of Palestinians demonstrating for the right to return to their homes at the Gaza border: “No country would act with more restraint than Israel,” she says with a straight face. Many countries would act with more restraint than Israel has, …

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Oct 01 2018

The Israel Lobby and American Foreign Policy

Source: http://blog.minaret.org/?p=18506 By Dr Imad ad-Dean Ahmad March 2018 [These are my notes from the 2018 conference on “The Israeli Lobby and American Foreign Policy” held at the National Press Club in Washington DC on March 2. These notes summarize my impression of highlights of the presentations and are not an attempted transcription  The entire …

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Sep 28 2018

The State of Islamic Education in the United States

Source: http://blog.minaret.org/?p=18174 By: Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad Feb. 2018 [This is a summary of a panel discussion held at the Cato Institute on February 1, 2018 featuring Shafiq Siddiqui (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) and Sabith Khan, California Lutheran University discussing their newly published book on their research on Islamic schools in the U.S. The discussion was moderated by …

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Sep 21 2018

Putting Sectarianism in Perspective

        Source:  http://blog.minaret.org/?p=17842 By: Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad Nov. 2017 [The following are my notes from a panel discussion with Nader Hashemi (Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor of Middle East      and Islamic Politics at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies) and Danny Postel (Assistant Director of the Middle East …

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Jul 19 2018

Squaring the SCOTUS Decision on the Muslim Ban with the Masterpiece Cakes Decision Is a Disturbing Exercise

Source: http://blog.minaret.org/?p=18935 By: Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad June 2018 When confronted with many interesting and important questions about how to weigh religious freedom against the government’s place in fighting invidious discrimination in the Masterpiece Cakes case, the Supreme Court of the United States chose to sidestep all questions but one. They said they didn’t need to decide whether a …

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Mar 20 2017

Islam: The Religion of Libertarianism (Interview)

From the Web: Source: https://glibertarians.com/2017/03/islam-the-religion-of-libertarianism/ By Old Man With Candy (OMWC) (Gilbertarians) March 13, 2017   [An interview] in which a Palestinian Arab Muslim and a secular Zionist Jew find much accord. Many take it as a given that Islam and any notion of liberty are diametrically opposed. People are quick to point out the number …

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Oct 22 2016

The Middle East and the Next Administration

By Dr Imad ad-Dean Ahmad August 2016 Source: Minaret of Freedom Blog [These are selected highlights excerpted from Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr.’s address to the Middle East Policy Council’s 86th Capitol Hill Conference. The complete video and transcript of the entire conference are available at: http://mepc.org/hill-forums/middle-east-and-next-administration.] The Middle East and the Next Administration: Challenges, Opportunities …

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Sep 03 2016

The Libertarian Presidential Ticket Splits on Aid to Israel

By Dr Imad ad-Dean Ahmad August 2016 Source: Minaret of Freedom Blog   The single biggest source of Middle East and Muslim resentment over American foreign policy is certainly aid to Israel, but it is a sacred cow to the major parties. As long as America gives unconditional foreign aid to the apartheid state it …

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