Author Archives: Editorial Staff

Next In Q: Video Podcast – People of the Book: An Interfaith Dialogue

Dr Usama Hasan has co-written a fascinating trialogue which explores the role of scripture in illuminating the lives of Jews, Christians and Muslims. The resultant work, People of the Book: An Interfaith Dialogue about How Jews, Christians and Muslims Understand Their Sacred Scriptures, can be purchased at Amazon (US and UK). To mark the launch of

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It’s not just Brexit that feeds the UK’s far right

Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube, explains “Brexit itself is better understood as an issue that has focused an independent feeling of mistrust, rather than as its generator.”

Response to Home Affairs Committee call for evidence

We publish below Quilliam’s response to the Home Affairs Committee call for evidence, which asks in particular for our views on impact of official adoption of a definition of Islamophobia, in the context of the report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims calling for the adoption of an official working definition of Islamophobia. We

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Dialogue Over Division – Lord Ashdown and Maajid Nawaz

To mark the passing of Lord Ashdown, we are posting a short video that Lord Ashdown and Maajid Nawaz made for the Liberal Democrats a few years ago, with a timeless message. Lord Ashdown: The politics of the Devil’s songs is easy, anybody could do that. Anybody could make a political appeal that is to

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Implications of the U.S. Government New Africa Strategy

The Trump administration has put the United Nations, and China on notice in a new Africa strategy unveiled by John Bolton, the National Security Adviser. The new strategy is a significant shift for the U.S. and counters growing Chinese and Russian influence in Africa, according to reports. The new strategy seeks to counter Chinese investments

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Man arrested in Newcastle on suspicion of terrorism offences

POLICE have arrested a North-East man on suspicion of terrorism offences in a major operation.

Thanksgiving Message 2018

On this Thanksgiving holiday, Quilliam International takes a moment to share to our friends a message of appreciation and thankfulness. On behalf of all of our staff, Quilliam is thankful for our families, friends and supporters who remain steadfast against the fight against extremism in all its forms and who seek to create healthy and

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Murder in the name of Allah

This is a guest post by Susanna Craig I lay my cards on the table from the outset. I consider the term blasphemy to mean ‘the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God.’ And whilst I choose to not do this myself, as a believer, I believe that the Almighty

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Why conspiracy theories are not just a harmless joke

As October drew to a close, two acts of far-right terrorism took place on American soil. A pipe bomb was sent to the Jewish philanthropist George Soros, with further bombs posted to a series of prominent US liberals. Shortly afterwards, a lone gunman murdered 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue. The prime suspects in each

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Tackling Misdirected Blame—Disavowing All Forms of Anti-Semitism

This is a cross post from Areo Magazine by Charleen Adams  It’s been almost two weeks since it happened. The US has had a midterm election. We’ve cast our votes in the hopes of a better future. We continue to grieve for those murdered and injured while celebrating life in a shulin Pittsburgh. But the gunman, with

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