Mohammed bin Salman’s Fake Anti-Extremist Campaign
The Saudi crown prince vowed to crack down on radical clerics—but the victims have mostly been advocates for moderate Islam.
Sri Lanka’s Veil Ban Is Fueling Hate
Muslim women obeying new rules are still being assaulted and harassed.
Buddhist Anger Could Tear Sri Lanka Apart
Old hatreds are coming out in the aftermath of the Easter bombings.
Who Will Speak for the Tatars?
When Russia seized Crimea in 2014, a crackdown on the Muslim minority ensued.
The Global War on Terrorism Has Failed. Here’s How to Win.
Targeting terrorists and their networks brings only temporary success—but the long-term strategy needs to focus on discrediting the ideologies that attract attackers.
ISIS’s Church Attacks Break Mohammed’s Own Pledges
Assaults on Christian sites show terrorists are apostates as well as murderers.
How to Defeat Political and Religious Extremism
On the podcast: A former State Department official who led the outreach to the Muslim world after the 9/11 attacks.
The Balkans Are the World Capital of Islamophobia
The region’s genocidal wars are over—but bigots from across the West still flock there for inspiration.
Arab Regimes Are the World’s Most Powerful Islamophobes
Middle Eastern governments have forged alliances with right-wing groups in the West dedicated to anti-Islam bigotry.
America’s Islamophobia Is Forged at the Pulpit
White evangelicals’ apocalyptic fantasies are driving U.S. policy.
Love Allah, Love China
Chinese Muslims are struggling to follow their faith amid a growing crackdown.
Christchurch Has Seen Trauma Before—Just Not Like This
The quiet New Zealand city has endured natural disaster. But until March 15, it had never faced an unnatural one.
The Dark Web Enabled the Christchurch Killer
The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet.
The Inspiration for Terrorism in New Zealand Came From France
The gunman who massacred Muslims was inspired by ideas that have circulated for decades on the French far-right.
Our Best Weekend Reads
This week, New Zealand saw its worst-ever terrorist attack, and Boeing aircraft around the world were grounded.
FP’s Guide to Islamophobia
In light of the terrorist attack on New Zealand mosques, here are some essays that help explain a global trend of Islamophobia and right-wing hate.
Islamophobes Came for Americans on the Campaign Trail
A new poll of Muslims who ran for office in the 2018 midterms shows how central bigotry has become to America's political life.
The Flame of Feminism Is Alive in Iran
While Western activists defend the right of Muslims to wear the veil, Iranian women are fighting for a bigger cause: choice.
Kazakhs Won’t Be Silenced on China’s Internment Camps
Activists are speaking out for those imprisoned in Xinjiang—even if their own government doesn’t like it.
The Secret Lives of Arab Princesses
Most women in the Arab world are disadvantaged—and the most privileged women often have it worst of all.