Chair of Islamic Studies, American University
Chair of Islamic Studies
at American University in Washington, DC; former High Commissioner of
Pakistan to Great Britain and author of many books including his
latest, Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization
Ever since the Enlightenment, deep thinkers have claimed that modernity would drive out religion, probably by the end of the 20th Century.
Dec. 25, 2009from To the Point
Apr. 10, 2009from To the Point
Despite photographs of a gunman and doctors' reports of bullet wounds to the head and chest, the Pakistani government claims that Benazir Bhutto died when her head struck the sunroof…
Jan. 3, 2008from To the Point
The new season of Lost Notes will be here in September. Meantime, this summer, we’re sharing a couple of bonus episodes.
Jun. 18from Lost Notes
Two LA City Councilmembers introduced a motion today that would replace some LAPD officers with unarmed, non-law enforcement workers tasked with responding to non-violent service…
Jun. 16from Greater LA
Josh Barro talks with Christine Emba, Michael Steele and Emily Bazelon.
Jun. 19from Left, Right & Center
The diversity at recent protests has been many years in the making, says one UCLA professor of African American Studies.
Jun. 11from Greater LA
Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson and Council President Nury Martinez have introduced a motion that would create an alternative to police: a newly developed nonviolent…
Jun. 17from KCRW Features
Protests against police brutality have been a daily occurrence following the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Jun. 12from KCRW Features
Hundreds of librarians are working as contact tracers in LA County during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun. 15from Greater LA
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the government’s effort to stop publication of John Bolton’s book.
Jun. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Josh Barro, Michael Steele and Christine Emba discuss the policy and news that made headlines this week
Jun. 12from Left, Right & Center