November 2009

On a more positive note, here’s another thing I was struck by in this article on Islamism.  Sometimes, the action that began to move them away from extremism was surprising, and often subtle.  And it reminds all of us that sometimes our kindness can in fact change a person’s life…even someone…

I’m continuing my observations from the article on Islamism I posted yesterday by saying a brief word about identity. I say brief because honestly, this issue is so critical that you could read a shelf full of books on the matter. As usual in the blogosphere, I’ll reach for the…

This is the best article on Islamism I have read in recent years. As a warning, it is incredibly long. As an encouragement, it is worth every bit of the time it takes to read it. It is the story of three ex-Islamist jihadists and one radically loyal Islamist, all…

Doug Pagitt will be hosting me on his radio show this Sunday at 10:15am to talk with me about my book. You can listen here as well as listen to archived shows. Hope you’ll tune in!

Thanks to everyone who came out for my book release party, and a huge thanks to everyone who helped plan it/host it/photograph it/make it a fantastically fun evening!

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