Azmat Khan

Making Sense of the Latest India-Afghanistan-Pakistan Drama
President Hamid Karzai’s provocative two-day trip to India this week continues to resonate across the subcontinent. His announcement of an unprecedented strategic partnership with India has put Pakistan on edge, with potentially significant consequences for the region.
October 7, 2011
A New, New Low in U.S.-Pakistan Relations
Last week, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen set off a landslide when he testified before Congress that the Haqqani network – a group U.S. officials call the most deadly insurgent group in Afghanistan — was a “veritable arm” of Pakistan’s main intelligence agency, the ISI. How bad is this new, new low in U.S.-Pakistan relations?
September 28, 2011
Sharif El-Gamal: "I Am Going to Do Everything Humanly Possible to Make this Project Happen"
El-Gamal is the chairman and CEO of Soho Properties, a Manhattan-based real estate firm that purchased property in lower Manhattan where he intends to build a mosque and community center.
September 27, 2011
Pamela Geller: "This Is a Clash of Civilizations"
Through her blog Atlas Shrugs and a group she co-founded, Stop the Islamization of America, Geller has led the groundswell against the proposed mosque and community center in Lower Manhattan, which she describes as a Muslim "victory shrine" to the 9/11 attacks.
September 27, 2011
Imam Feisal Adbul Rauf and Daisy Khan: "We Are Simply People Caught in the Middle"
They are the co-founders of the American Society for Muslim Advancement, and until recently, were closely involved in the the project, during which the Imam came under attack as an extremist.
September 27, 2011
Who Is the Man Behind the Mosque?
During the peak of the controversy last summer over plans to build a mosque and community center in Lower Manhattan, you probably saw or heard of Imam Abdul Feisal Rauf, then the spiritual leader and public face of the project.
September 27, 2011
America and Muslims: By the Numbers
American Muslims are ethnically and racially diverse, and see themselves as well integrated in line with American ideals, according to the latest polling data.
September 26, 2011
Proposed NYC Islamic Center to Open Temporary Space
Last year the debate over the plan to build a mosque and Islamic community center in lower Manhattan reached fever pitch.
September 20, 2011