by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, DECEMBER 19, 2012: There are an estimated 26,000 Muslims in North Carolina. While that’s less than one percent of the state’s population, it also reflects a 30 percent increase in the number of Muslims living in the state over the past decade. WRAL-TV (Raleigh, North Carolina’s CBS TV affiliate [...]
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by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 5, 2012: “What we had was a huge demographic victory, not quite an ideological victory,” said John Zogby to an Islamic studies and public policy audience at Duke University, a week after the re-election of President Barack Obama. Zogby, Senior Analyst with the polling firm JZ Analytics, had [...]
by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, November 9, 2012: On November 9, 2012 P.J. Crowley, former assistant secretary of state for public affairs, moderated a panel on Arab Spring aftermath at 2012 World Affairs Councils of America conference. Panelists include Marc Lynch, George Washington University; Jen’nan Read, Duke University; and Shibley Telhami, University of Maryland. Analysis of [...]
by OMAR SACIRBEY for RELIGION NEWS SERVICE on NOVEMBER 8, 2012: (RNS) American Muslims are celebrating the ouster of two congressmen known for their anti-Islamic rhetoric, and heralding the outcomes as a sign that Muslim voters, at least in some districts, are a political force to be reckoned with.