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Kroc Institutde for International Peace Studies

South Asia

Strategies for Madrasa Engagement

Strategies for Madrasa Engagement

Mahan Mirza One could mention several different reasons for influential actors from the West to systematically engage religious institutions and scholars in the Muslim world. The first is for the purpose of interfaith dialogue and cooperation. An example of this kind...

Understanding the Madrasa Discourses Project

Understanding the Madrasa Discourses Project

Ebrahim Moosa Madrasas have been much in the news in the past six months in both Pakistan and India. While hardly any credible madrasas engage in training suicide bombers, reports indicate that both the Jaish-e Mohammad and the Lashkar-e Tayyiba, two terrorist groups...

Ethical Perspectives on Drone Warfare

Ethical Perspectives on Drone Warfare

Rashied Omar is the Research Scholar of Islamic Studies and Peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. He is author of  Tolerance, Civil Society and Renaissance in Post-Apartheid South Africa, published by Claremont Main Road Mosque in Cape...

A Conference to Assess Drone Warfare

A Conference to Assess Drone Warfare

Chicago — The Kroc Institute recently assembled some of the world’s leading experts on counterterrorism strategy, ethics and the use of force, international law and civil and human rights for a conference (March 19-21) on “The Ethical, Strategic and Legal Implications...