Country: USA

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Secularism in the Islamic world

Part II – Clouding the issue

Huma Abedin (photo: Mike Blake/Reuters)

US presidential elections

Huma Abedin – the woman in the shadows

Parade float satirising the Trump presidential campaign

Right-wing populism in the USA

Trump′s deplorables

Bombed out aid convoy on the road to Aleppo

The destruction of Aleppo

Surrendering our soul

U.S. soldier displays a photo of the infamous ″Camp X-Ray″ in front of Guantanamo Bay detention camp (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Antonov)

The West and the Islamic world

Diplomatic hubris

Netanyahu on ethnic cleansing, 9 September (source: YouTube)

Israel and the settlements

Netanyahu′s forked tongue

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Secularism in the Islamic world

Part I – It′s a knotty problem

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/K. Wigglesworth)

Sadiq Khan: "Trump is playing into the hands of IS"

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to supporters at Gaziantep on 28.08.2016 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Turkish foreign policy

Erdogan′s volte-face

A US soldier stands on his Stryker vehicle as a US military convoy passes into the Czech Republic at Harrachov

US presidential election

Ever the aliens

Turkish tanks rolling towards Jarablus in northern Syria (photo: Reuters)

Turkish involvement in Syria

Making enemies

Amr Adly, non-resident scholar of the Carnegie Middle East Center

Egypt's economic and fiscal crisis

Rescuing the sinking ship

Female IS fighter in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/landov)

Islam and violence


Self-proclaimed jihadists

The American linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky (photo: dpa)

Noam Chomsky in interview


Obama's sangfroid