Modern Middle East & Terrorism

Don’t Teach Osama bin Laden’s Version of History

https://apholt.com/2017/09/24/dont-teach-osama-bin-ladens-version-of-history/

Saladin’s Legacy: Some Thoughts

https://apholt.com/2017/07/25/saladins-legacy-some-thoughts/

Some Thoughts on Palestinian Christians and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Originally posted 7/5/2017) https://apholt.com/2017/07/05/some-thoughts-on-palestinian-christians-and-the-israeli-palestinian-conflict/

The FBI in the Age of the War on Terror: An Interview with Dr. Ellen Glasser https://apholt.com/2017/05/01/the-fbi-in-the-age-of-the-war-on-terror-an-interview-with-dr-ellen-glasser/

The Modern Muslim Memory of the Crusades                         https://apholt.com/2017/03/02/the-modern-muslim-memory-of-the-crusades/

A Few Thoughts on Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration   https://apholt.com/2017/01/31/a-few-thoughts-on-trumps-executive-order-on-immigration/

Chicago vs. Iraq & Afghanistan                                               https://apholt.com/2017/01/03/chicago-vs-iraq-afghanistan/

ISIS and the Nation of Islam?                                                             https://apholt.com/2016/12/25/isis-and-the-nation-of-islam/

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An Interview with Dr. Michael S. Neiberg https://apholt.com/2016/09/09/the-israeli-palestinian-conflict-an-interview-with-dr-michael-s-neiberg/

Nine Days in the West Bank: The Issue of Israel’s Settlements https://apholt.com/2016/08/05/nine-days-in-the-west-bank-the-issue-of-israels-settlements/

The Current Status of the Islamic State’s “Caliphate”            https://apholt.com/2016/07/15/the-current-status-of-the-islamic-states-caliphate/

Islamic Law and Homosexuality: An Interview with Theologian Arnold Yasin Mol  https://apholt.com/2016/06/22/islamic-law-and-homosexuality-an-interview-with-theologian-arnold-yasin-mol/

Few Warning Signs of Radicalization?                                     https://apholt.com/2016/06/20/few-warning-signs-of-radicalization/

Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the United States: My Two Cents https://apholt.com/2016/04/05/anti-muslim-sentiment-in-the-united-states-my-two-cents/

Samuel Huntington’s “Bloody Borders” Revisited           https://apholt.com/2016/05/28/samuel-huntingtons-bloody-borders-revisited/

Martial Arts in the Age of the War on Terror: An Interview with Master Daniel Gimenez  https://apholt.com/2016/04/23/martial-arts-in-the-age-of-the-war-on-terror-an-interview-with-master-daniel-gimenez/

Al-Azhar and the Islamic State                                                          https://apholt.com/2016/03/22/al-azhar-and-the-islamic-state/

The West, The Muslim World, and Slavery                                 https://apholt.com/2016/02/04/the-west-the-muslim-world-and-slavery/

Africa, Islamic Terrorism, and the West: An Interview with Evans Gumbe  https://apholt.com/2016/01/28/africa-islamic-terrorism-and-the-west-an-interview-with-evans-gumbe/

Right Wing Extremism vs. Islamic Extremism in the United States: A Look at the Numbers https://apholt.com/2016/01/11/right-wing-extremism-vs-islamic-extremism-in-the-united-states-a-look-at-the-numbers/

The Islamic State’s Moral Reasoning on the Sexual Enslavement of Yazidi Women and Girls  https://apholt.com/2016/01/09/the-islamic-states-moral-reasoning-on-the-sexual-enslavement-of-yazidi-women-and-girls/

The 99.9% Myth                                                                                    https://apholt.com/2015/12/27/the-99-9-myth/

A Troubling Analysis of the Recent Pew Poll on ISIS                    https://apholt.com/2015/11/18/65-649287-people-in-only-ten-majority-muslim-countries-support-isis-an-analysis-of-the-recent-pew-poll/

Studying Medieval History and Fighting ISIS?               https://apholt.com/2015/10/04/studying-medieval-history-and-fighting-isis/

The Iran Deal and ISIS?                                                                      https://apholt.com/2015/07/17/the-iran-deal-and-isis/

Learning to Live with ISIS? -The One-Year Anniversary of the “Islamic State.”  https://apholt.com/2015/06/20/learning-to-live-with-isis-the-one-year-anniversary-of-the-islamic-state/

President Obama, ISIS, and the Crusades                         https://apholt.com/2015/02/11/president-obama-isis-and-the-crusades/

The Burning of the Jordanian Pilot and the Legitimacy of the Islamic State’s Caliphate  https://apholt.com/2015/02/08/the-burning-of-the-jordanian-pilot-and-the-legitimacy-of-the-islamic-states-caliphate/

Will the Real Extremists Stand Up Please?                                   https://apholt.com/2015/01/16/will-the-real-extremists-please-stand-up/

Bill Maher and Mainstream Muslim Beliefs: A Brief Analysis of the Recent Pew Poll on the Issue of Apostasy                                                                                                    https://apholt.com/2015/01/11/bill-maher-and-mainstream-muslim-beliefs-a-brief-analysis-of-the-recent-pew-poll-on-the-issue-of-apostasy/

Islam, Freedom of Speech, and the Right to Offend                https://apholt.com/2015/01/10/islam-freedom-of-speech-and-the-right-to-offend/

The Unrelenting and Exhausting Pace of Islamist Violence    https://apholt.com/2014/12/17/the-unrelenting-and-exhausting-pace-of-islamist-violence/

Modern Crusaders?                                                                     https://apholt.com/2014/11/28/modern-crusaders/

The Prophet Muhammad’s Eighty-Six Military Campaigns https://apholt.com/2014/11/22/eighty-six-military-campaigns/

The Online War Between ISIS and the U.S. State Department  https://apholt.com/2014/11/19/the-online-war-between-isis-and-the-u-s-state-department/

Obama as the “Dog of Rome”- ISIS and Crusading Rhetoric https://apholt.com/2014/11/16/obama-as-the-dog-of-rome-isis-and-crusading-rhetoric/

Paying for Modern Wars by Looting the Past                        https://apholt.com/2014/11/16/looting-the-past-to-pay-for-modern-wars/

The Growing Confidence and Strength of ISIS?                          https://apholt.com/2014/11/16/the-growing-strength-of-isis/

ISIS and the Medieval Spoils System: The Fate of Captured Women https://apholt.com/2014/11/16/isis-and-the-medieval-spoils-system-the-fate-of-captured-women/

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