Tagged: Islam

BU Panel to Examine Ground Zero Mosque

Tonight, a panel of Boston Unviersity experts will examine the controversy surrounding the proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero.  According to BU Today, the event is an “effort to dispel what the speakers call Americans’ mistaken beliefs about Islam.” The Ground Zero Mosque Controversy: What You Need to Know begins at 7 […]

Uganda attacks worry U.S. authorities

The lethal, coordinated bombing attacks in Uganda during the World Cup final have accelerated concerns among anti-terrorism authorities in the United States about the previously local Islamic group, the Shabab, that now is using the Al Qaeda playbook to spread terrorism across borders.  International relations Professor Charles Stith, director of the African Presidential Archives and Research […]