Azerbaijan: Officials Are Wrong to Securitize the Shias


by Eldar Mamedov Roughly 300 kilometers south of Baku, Azerbaijan’s booming capital with its glitzy boutiques and five-star hotels, lies a different reality. Groups of humbly dressed, unshaven men in black shirts flocked to mosques in mid-October in the town… Continue Reading  

Flynn: Prophet Muhammad and Quran Are “Incompatible” With Modernity


by Eli Clifton National Security Advisor-designate Michael T. Flynn is a lightning rod for controversies surrounding the Trump transition team. Yesterday, 53 advocacy groups released a joint statement urging President-elect Donald Trump to rescind his appointment of Flynn, describing him… Continue Reading