Posts tagged with "2015"

15. January 2015
Original column with Patt Morrison in the Los Angeles Times published here. Khaled M. Abou El Fadl is a professor of Islamic law at UCLA. (Los Angeles Times)
18. December 2014
Failure of a Revolution: The Military, Secular Intelligentsia, and Religion in Egypt’s Pseudo-Secular State By Khaled Abou El Fadl[1] INTRODUCTION: Since the age of colonialism, legitimacy has become an elastic word that is exploited to invent and repress history; to construct and de-construct identity; and to uphold and deny rights. Legitimacy is possessed by no one but claimed by everyone, and it is enforced only through sheer power. In the absence of a transparent and accountable civil...