Amina Chaudary - The Editor's Desk

Amina Chaudary - The Editor's Desk


GET IN TOUCH WITH THIS AUTHOR




Amina Chaudary - The Editor's Desk

Amina Chaudary is the Editor in Chief of The Islamic Monthly


Amina Chaudary is the Editor in Chief of The Islamic Monthly



ARTICLES BY Amina Chaudary - The Editor's Desk



FEATURED

A $400 Million Success Story

Listen to a rare story about how a 12 year old immigrated to this country from a small village and farm in Pakistan and


Listen to a rare story about how a 12 year old immigrated to this country from a small village and farm in Pakistan and turned a simple trip to the grocery store into a $400 million dollar, and growing, business.   The story provides an insider look at the challenges to starting a new life […]

FEATURED

Dissenting the Dissent: Are American Muslim Leaders Unwittingly Facilitating Extremism Amongst a Generation of Youth?

American Muslim leaders don’t dissent enough—the type of constructive, peaceful engagement of ideas and opinions nec


American Muslim leaders don’t dissent enough—the type of constructive, peaceful engagement of ideas and opinions necessary for living in a liberal democracy, which thrives off dissent. There has been a natural incentive for Muslims, already widely perceived to be a “fifth column,” not to articulate dissenting views and much of this has evolved over the […]

FEATURED

Boston Bombing Hearing: Live updates

Amina Chaudary, The Islamic Monthly’s Editor in Chief, is reporting live from the Moakley Courthouse in Boston, wh


Amina Chaudary, The Islamic Monthly’s Editor in Chief, is reporting live from the Moakley Courthouse in Boston, where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will face charges that he used weapons of mass destruction to kill three people and wound more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon. TIM will provide full analysis and coverage throughout the day so […]

FEATURED

Interview with Glenn Greenwald: Muslims, U.S. Law and the American Way

Interview with Glenn Greenwald by The Islamic Monthly Editor-in-Chief Amina Chaudary AMERICA HAS ALWAYS PRIDED ITSELF on


Interview with Glenn Greenwald by The Islamic Monthly Editor-in-Chief Amina Chaudary AMERICA HAS ALWAYS PRIDED ITSELF on being the “land of the free.” In fact, the state of New Hampshire has adopted “Live free or die” as its official motto. But this all seems to be changing. Civil liberties may be undergoing a dramatic transformation, […]

FEATURED

TIM EXCLUSIVE: Boston Marathon Saudi “Suspect” Speaks Out

Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi In His Own Voice Interviewed by Amina Chaudary, TIM Editor-in-Chief, in Boston, MA Read the tran


Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi In His Own Voice Interviewed by Amina Chaudary, TIM Editor-in-Chief, in Boston, MA Read the transcript here.   What Really Happened?  The Bomb, The FBI and The Media by: Amina Chaudary Since the tragic Boston bombings, the news media have been saturated with stories: about the victims, about the runners and about […]

FEATURED

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Boston Marathon “Saudi Man” transcript

Transcript of the interview between Abdulrahman Alharbi and TIM Editor-in-Chief Amina Chaudary. Interview was conducted


Transcript of the interview between Abdulrahman Alharbi and TIM Editor-in-Chief Amina Chaudary. Interview was conducted in Boston, MA. TIM:  Abdulrahman [Ali Alharbi] had heard about the marathon from his teacher. He was planning on meeting some friends for lunch and thought that, on his way to lunch, he would first stop at the marathon. He […]

FEATURED

TIM live updates from Watertown, MA

Thank you for visiting The Islamic Monthly as we brought you live updates directly from our team in Watertown, MA. TIM e


Thank you for visiting The Islamic Monthly as we brought you live updates directly from our team in Watertown, MA. TIM editors and writers will now focus on bringing thoughtful analysis and insights into the complexities of this case.  We urge you to keep in touch with your favorite news sites for breaking news and […]

FEATURED

I Fear “The” Saudi Man.

I fear “the” Saudi man.   I mean I fear for “the” Saudi man. Ever since the bombings, I will admit being pl


I fear “the” Saudi man.   I mean I fear for “the” Saudi man. Ever since the bombings, I will admit being pleasantly surprised by the media for not being overly speculative with respect to the Saudi man who was, for a short period of time, considered a “person of interest” by authorities. The usual […]

FEATURED

Come on Muslims: Spare me the Script!

As a media organization born in Boston, The Islamic Monthly is shocked at today’s tragic explosion at the Boston mar


As a media organization born in Boston, The Islamic Monthly is shocked at today’s tragic explosion at the Boston marathon. Our institution has been an appreciative recipient of its tremendous offerings as a city, and earlier today we joined our friends and neighbors celebrating Patriots day and the historic marathon.  The tragedy particularly hits home for me; the […]

FEATURED

Rethinking Independent Muslim Media

  In March 2009, I was sitting in the office of a fast-talking and dynamic magazine editor when his phone suddenly rang


  In March 2009, I was sitting in the office of a fast-talking and dynamic magazine editor when his phone suddenly rang. He received what seemed to be a distressing call. “What?” “That’s Impossible!” “Where is he now?” “When will he be released?” “So everything’s gone?” This editor was working in America for a magazine […]