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Arsalan Iftikhar

Arsalan Iftikhar


Arsalan Iftikhar

Arsalan Iftikhar is Senior Editor of The Islamic Monthly magazine



ARTICLES BY ARSALAN IFTIKHAR


Meet State Department’s New Head of Religious Outreach

Meet State Department’s New Head of Religious Outreach

On July 15, 2013, Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Shaun Casey to become the Special Advisor to the Secretary of
The LAX Airport Shooter is a Terrorist

The LAX Airport Shooter is a Terrorist

Can you imagine for a moment that you woke up one morning to hear the news of one of our nation’s largest internat
The Man Who Took John McCain into Syria

The Man Who Took John McCain into Syria

Even though I had known about his work for some time, the first time I met Mouaz Moustafa in person was a few months ago
INTERVIEW: Reza Aslan on Jesus, Islam, and Fox News

INTERVIEW: Reza Aslan on Jesus, Islam, and Fox News

Shortly after releasing his new book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, award-winning author Reza Aslan jo
A Muslim’s Prayer for the Boston Marathon

A Muslim’s Prayer for the Boston Marathon

First of all, it really does not matter who was behind the multiple explosions at the Boston Marathon. This is because m
Top 5 Reasons Why People Draw Cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

Top 5 Reasons Why People Draw Cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

During the 2005 Danish cartoon controversy, I remember meeting with the Norwegian and Danish ambassadors to the United S
Muslims 2012: The Most Radioactive Bloc in America

Muslims 2012: The Most Radioactive Bloc in America

One day during the 2004 presidential election, I was sitting in the office of (the late) Democratic congresswoman from O
Welcome to the Post-Osama Era

Welcome to the Post-Osama Era

During the waning midnight hours of a late Sunday evening on May 1, 2011, United States President Barack Obama walked in
Letter to Obama

Letter to Obama

[Headnote] The Muslim world is looking to Barack Obama for leadership on key issues
Demonizing the Other

Demonizing the Other

[Headnote] A leading civil rights activist, Arsalan Iftikhar, argues that the rise in Islamophobia is merely the next ch