Tagged: Sharia

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Let’s Get Our Islamic Terminology Straight

Image via Wikipedia Playing off of Mark’s post against the Oklahoma ban on sharia law, it’s important to note that most of the contemporary debate over Sharia law in the United States seems to...

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Private Arbitration and Islamic Law

In one of the recent threads on the supposed “threat” of sharia law and the resulting need for anti-sharia legislation, such as the recently passed resolution in Oklahoma, a commenter argues: By allowing Sharia...

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Pakistan Update: Whither the State?

A bevy of links on the subject. John Robb: Open-Source Counterinsurgency in Pakistan and P. + Open Source Warfare Asia Times Interview with Owais Ghani, Gov. of Pakistan’s NorthWest Frontier Province Will Pakistan Become...