Aziz Poonawalla

Author, BeliefNet's City of Brass blog

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Author of the City of Brass blog on Beliefnet.com, and Hartwell Foundation Fellow, researching Magnetic Resonance Imaging, at the University of Wisconsin

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In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sheboygan, Wisconsin and Temecula, California, plans for Islamic mosques have generated  heated opposition .  But the objections are different from those…

The 'Mosque at Ground Zero' and Religious Freedom

In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sheboygan, Wisconsin and Temecula, California, plans for Islamic mosques have generated heated opposition .  But the objections are different from those…

from Which Way, L.A.?

The furor over what's called "the mosque" near Ground Zero centers on part of a $100 million project called  Cordoba House .

The 'Mosque at Ground Zero' and Religious Freedom

The furor over what's called "the mosque" near Ground Zero centers on part of a $100 million project called Cordoba House .

from To the Point

Are American Muslims being radicalized?  Is any substantial number likely to go overseas for training and then return to commit terrorist actions on American soil?

'Home-based Terrorism:' Politics and Reality

Are American Muslims being radicalized?  Is any substantial number likely to go overseas for training and then return to commit terrorist actions on American soil?

from Which Way, L.A.?

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