The Levant News Exclusive – By Emad El-Din Aysha | Mark Sedgwick is Professor of Arab and Islamic Studies at Aarhus University, and Chair of the Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies. He studied history at Oxford University, did his PhD at the University of Bergen, and taught for many …Read More »
THE LEVANT – By Jake Flanagin – Though Muslims make up only 14.4 percent of India’s total population, the country maintains “the world’s second-largest Muslim population in raw numbers (roughly 176 million),”according to a 2013 report by the Pew Research Center. That’s a little more than 11 percent of the world’s total Muslim …Read More »
Why Is British Intelligence Unable to Prevent Hundreds of UK Citizens Joining Militant Groups in Syria and Iraq?
THE LEVANT – By Alex Massie – He is “Jailer John” to his prisoners but “Jihadi John” to London’s tabloid newspapers, and right now, he might just be the most wanted man in the world. “He” is the jihadist seen beheading the captured American journalist James Foley in Syria. He is British. …Read More »