opinions and editorials


 

 

Opinion: “Who's Afraid of the Muslim Brotherhood? How Hatred of Islam is Corrupting the American Soul,” Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (January 18, 2017), 

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2017/01/18/4606049.htm

 

Opinion: "What message was the U.S. government trying to send when it detained me at the border?" Los Angeles Times (December 8, 2016), http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-abou-el-fadl-detention-20161208-story.html.

 

Opinion: "Make America White Again: Donald Trump and the Cancer of Racism," Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (November 21, 2016),  http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2016/11/21/4578792.htm. Reprinted in: The Blog, The Huffington Post (November 21, 2016), 

 

Opinion: “Religious Liberty, Equal Citizenship and the Threat of Anti-Shari’a Loyalty Oaths,” Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (August 1, 2016), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2016/08/01/4511187.htm. Reprinted in: The Blog, The Huffington Post (August 2, 2016), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/religious-liberty-equal-citizenship-and-the-threat_us_57a04e4fe4b00e7e26a01d13.

 

Opinion: “Is This the Dawn of a New Age of Unreason?” Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (July 26, 2016), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2016/07/26/4507835.htm. Reprinted in: The Blog, The Huffington Post (July 26, 2016), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/is-this-the-dawn-of-a-new-age-of-unreason_us_57981512e4b0e002a3145269?arn2ammdkqxm7psyvi.

 

Opinion: “Murdering the Sabri Brothers,” Al-Jazeera English (June 27, 2016), http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2016/06/pakistan-murdering-sabri-brothers-160626112306650.html.

 

Opinion: “Islam and Happiness: Seeking Goodness, Resisting Sterile Godlessness,” Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (June 7, 2016), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2016/06/07/4477368.htm.

 

Opinion: “The Source of Goodness: Human Rights in the Islamic Tradition,” Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (December 4, 2015), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/12/04/4366460.htm.

 

Opinion: “Dominating Muslims, Domesticating Islam: How the Middle East was Lost,” Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (August 6, 2015), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/08/06/4288333.htm

 

Opinion: "The End of the Arab Spring, the Rise of ISIS and the Future of Political Islam," Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (April 23, 2015), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/04/23/4221874.htm

 

Opinion: “Evil Acts for a Good Cause? Why it is Dangerous to be Assured of One's Salvation,” Religion and Ethics Website, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (February 4, 2015), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/02/04/4174094.htm

 

Opinion: “The Refusal of Happiness: When Submission to God becomes Stereotypical Islamicity,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (December 31, 2014), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/12/31/4156281.htm

 

Opinion: "What is an 'Islamic State'? Submission to God, Moral Diversity and the Welfare of the People," ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (December 1, 2014), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/12/01/4139897.htm

 

Opinion: “All for a Good Cause? Islamic State and the Delusions of ‘Salvational Cause Amorality’,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (October 17, 2014), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/10/17/4109321.htm

 

Opinion: "Life in the Light of God: Islamic Law, Ethical Obligation and the Problem of Punishment," ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (September 30, 2014), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/09/30/4097456.htm

 

Opinion: "Way of Truth and Justice: Understanding Islamic Law," ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (September 23, 2014), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/09/23/4092812.htm

 

Opinion: “The Tragedy of Great Power: The Massacre of Gaza and the Inevitable Failure of the Arab Spring,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (August 8, 2014), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/08/08/4064106.htm

 

Opinion:  “Why the West Stays Silent: The Disquieting Case of Khaled al-Qazzaz,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (July 2, 2014),

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/07/02/4037526.htm

 

Opinion:  “Who’s Afraid of the Islamists? From Attaturk to al-Sisi, from John Dewey to Fox News,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (May 15, 2014),

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/05/15/4005394.htm

 

Opinion: “A State of Grace: Defending Human Rights against Terrorism and Secular Nationalism,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (January 9, 2014), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/01/09/3922664.htm

 

Opinion: “Dominating Religion in Egypt’s Pseudo-secular State,” The Blog, The Huffington Post (September 18, 2013), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/khaled-abou-el-fadl/dominating-religion-in-egypt_b_3942744.html

 

Opinion: “Dominating religion in Egypt’s pseudo-secular state,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (September 15, 2013), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2013/09/15/3848943.htm

 

Opinion: “Egypt, Wake Up and Smell the Money,” The Blog, The Huffington Post (September 13, 2013), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/khaled-abou-el-fadl/egypt-wake-up-and-smell-t_b_3897755.html.

 

Opinion: “Egypt, wake up and smell the money,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (September 6, 2013), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2013/09/06/3843259.htm.

 

Opinion:  “Egypt in the Twilight Zone,” The Blog, The Huffington Post (September 2, 2013), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/khaled-abou-el-fadl/egypt-in-the-twilight-zon_b_3855205.html.

 

Opinion: “The collapse of legitimacy: How Egypt’s secular intelligentsia betrayed the revolution,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (July 11, 2013), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2013/07/11/3800817.htm.

 

Opinion:  “I Mourn Egypt,” The Blog, The Huffington Post (July 9, 2013), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/khaled-abou-el-fadl/i-mourn-egypt_b_3568556.html.

 

Opinion: “Egypt: Is political Islam dead?,” Al-Jazeera English Online (July 8, 2013), http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/07/201378985916781.html.

 

Opinion: “The Perils of a ‘People’s Coup’,” The Opinion Pages, New York Times (July 7, 2013), http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/08/opinion/the-perils-of-a-peoples-coup.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

 

Opinion: “Did the military really save Egypt?” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (July 5, 2013), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2013/07/11/3800817.htm.

 

Opinion: “Islam is now living through its dark ages – and rebirth is not assured,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (June 17, 2013), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2013/06/17/3783568.htm.

 

Opinion: “Living in the light of God: Islamic law and ethical obligation,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (February 25, 2013), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2013/02/25/3697609.htm

 

Opinion: “Injustice in God’s name: The corruption of modern Islam,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (September 24, 2012), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2012/09/24/3596547.htm

 

Opinion: “Renewing Islam amid these Dark Ages,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (August 4, 2011), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/08/04/3285156.htm.

 

Opinion: “The Emergence of Supremacist Puritanism in Modern Islam,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (July 21, 2011), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/07/20/3273754.htm.

 

Opinion: “Islam and Vulgarity in the Modern Age,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (June 1, 2011), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/05/16/3218247.htm.

 

Opinion: “Which Clash? What Civilizations?” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (May 16, 2011), www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/06/01/3232566.htm.

 

Opinion: “The Culture of Ugliness in Modern Islam,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (May 4, 2011), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/05/04/3208020.htm.

  

Article: “What is Shari’a?” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (March 22, 2011), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/03/22/3170810.htm.

 

Opinion: “The Narcissistic Delusions of Hosni Mubarak,” ABC Religion and Ethics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (March 10, 2011), http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/03/10/3160282.htm.

 

“The Nature of Law and Morality,” Policy Research Center, Islamic Foundation, Islamic Society of Britain, April 2010, https://www.plainislam.com/in-depth/the-nature-of-law-and-morality/.

 

“Obama in Cairo” Commentary, Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, June 4, 2009. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/june-5-2009/obama-in-cairo/3205/

 

“Fascism Triumphant?” Translated into Dutch. Opinion, VolZin, The Netherlands, Issue 15, August 7, 2009.

 

“Al-Qaeda and Saudi Arabia.”  Opinion, Wall Street Journal, 10 November, 2003.

           

“On Rebuilding Iraq.”  Opinion, Wall Street Journal, 21 April, 2003.

 

“Past year has been difficult for American Muslims.”  Editorial, Dallas Morning News, 8 September, 2002.

 

“US Muslims, Unite and Stand Up.”  Editorial, Los Angeles Times, 14, July 2002.

 

“Moderate Muslims Under Siege.” Editorial, New York Times, 1 July 2002.

 

“What Became of Tolerance in Islam?” Editorial, Los Angeles Times, 14 September 2001.

 

“Terrorism is at Odds With Islamic Tradition.” Editorial, Los Angeles Times, 22 August 2001.

 

“Islamic Sex Laws.” Article, LA Daily Journal, 15 August 1999.

 

“Human Rights Must Include Tolerance.” Los Angeles Times, 12 August 1997.  Excerpted from my testimony before the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Religious Freedom Abroad, Bureau of  Democracy, Human Rights & Labor, Office of External Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 6/97.  Republished in:  Austin-American Statesman, 15 August 1997;  The Orlando Sentinel, 18 August 1997;  The Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 August 1997;  The Trenton Times,  25 August 1997;  Houston Chronicle, 25 August 1997.  Also appeared in Canadian newspapers and the Herald Tribune in London, England.