Ed Husain


Macron is preparing for intellectual battle against Islamism

‘I want France to become a country where we can teach the thought of Averroes and Ibn Khaldun’

By Ed Husain


Europe’s cities are becoming a refuge for Islamist extremists

That same, inseparable liberty to offend is also what allows European Muslims to thrive as citizens and believers

By Ed Husain

Middle East

Bassam Tibi’s 40-year fight against Islamic fundamentalism

The philosopher on his hopes for a new Arab Enlightenment

By Ed Husain


Islam’s reformation: an Arab-Israeli alliance is taking shape in the Middle East

New maps of the Muslim mind are being drawn and old hatreds are on the run

By Ed Husain

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