Islam in Europe (Winter 2007)

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The British Leave Basra – and Iraq

Simon Henderson Winter 2007
The British Army is leaving Iraq. It has already left Basra, the country's second largest city. It looks as though it will be leaving...

Europe and the Iranian Opposition

Raymond Tanter Winter 2007
The December 2007 National Intelligence Estimate challenged conventional thinking about Iran's nuclear program. However, it still failed to explain whether Iran could eventually assemble...

Sarkozy’s Policy on Turkey’s E.U. Accession: Bad for France?

Soner Cagaptay Winter 2007
Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise in France. Largely unassimilated and disgruntled, thousands of rioting French Muslims cut a path of destruction throughout the...

Blasphemy, “Islamophobia,” and the Repression of Dissent

Paul Marshall Winter 2007
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), in conjunction with the United Nations Human Rights Council, is currently seeking to rewrite international human rights...

Transatlantic Gains and Strains

Ambassador John R. Bolton Winter 2007
iF: What is Europe's role in the U.N., and how might that prevent the United States from reaching its foreign policy goals? JB: There are...

Aborted Israel Boycotts in the UK

Robert Ivker Winter 2007
In May 2007, a British union representing approximately 120,000 British college instructors and teachers voted to begin a process they hoped would lead to...

Letter From the Publisher: Islam in Europe

Matthew Brooks Winter 2007
Europe is in trouble. A growing Muslim population poses long-term demographic dangers while Islamic extremism threatens Europe with terrorism. Some states, such as France,...

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