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Protecting America: Is Donald Trump A Nehemiah?

McLean, Virginia–Nehemiah’s life was an example of leadership and organization. He gave up a comfortable and affluent position in Persia in order to return to the fractured homeland of his ancestors and unite the people to reconstruct Jerusalem’s wall.

Shadi Hamid on Islamic Exceptionalism

Dr. Hamid is the author, most recently, of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World (St. Martin’s Press). His previous book Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East

The Next Generation of Mujahideen

New York City–After the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, voices began to rise up within the Islamic world, calling for young men to travel to Afghanistan to defend their Muslim brothers and sisters.