Author Archives: Sohail Ahmed

A Confession: The Worst of my Beliefs as an Islamist

In the midst of the debate raging regarding Islam, Islamic conservatism, and Islamic extremism in both counter-extremism and policy circles, what we lack is a dose of unbridled honesty. The discussion is dogged by accusations of ‘Islamophobia’, anti-Muslim bigotry, and xenophobia. In this context, I have decided to surmise the worst of what I believed

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We Need to Be Honest About the Problems in the Muslim Community

In the west, we mostly live in representative democracies. Our vote ultimately decides the direction which our country takes. The electorate must be sufficiently informed to make a decision as to whom they might want to represent them. This is why openness and honesty in public discussion and debate are imperative. Nothing should be taboo

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