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Arsalan Iftikhar
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BBC VIDEO: Exactly 7 years ago today...I was one of 4 debaters chosen for "The Doha Debates" on BBC World News Television to debate the motion 'This House believes that Muslims are failing to combat extremism'...Watch Full Episode of BBC's The Doha Debates Below...
Watch Arsalan Iftikhar on the March 2008 episode of “The Doha Debates” on BBC World News Television debating the motion: “This House believes that Muslims are failing to combat extremism”. Watch Full Episode of 'The Doha Debates' on BBC World News Television Below: ...
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CNN QUOTE: “We’re starting to see more hate crimes & public opinion polls showing that Americans Muslims are one of the most hated demographic groups in the United States today…Islamophobia is real & growing in America today”…Watch My Full 5-Minute CNN Interview Below...
From CNN. Sample 2. February 18, 2015. Arsalan Iftikhar (Senior Editor for The Islamic Monthly Magazine) discusses the February 2015 murder of 3 Muslim college students at UNC-Chapel Hill and also discusses the movie American Sniper with Bradley Cooper and analyzes the growth of Islamophobia in ...
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CNN QUOTE: "Let me state that groups like the Taliban are enemies of Islam...The Prophet Muhammad once said that extremists are 'the dogs of hell'...That is why Muslim leaders & public intellectuals will condemn them until the day that we die"...Please Share CNN Interview Here: http://bit.ly/1uVWpQr
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CNN INTERVIEW: "The Sydney Hostage Crisis was a criminal act...Not an Islamic one...This guy was a straight-up lunatic whose actions were about as 'Muslim' as the Westboro Baptist Church's actions are 'Christian'..." Please Share CNN Interview on Sydney Hostage Crisis Below...
CNN INTERVIEW: “Sydney Hostage Crisis Was Criminal Act & Not Islamic One”. From CNN. December 16, 2014. CNN Sydney3. Arsalan Iftikhar (Senior Editor for The Islamic Monthly) discusses the December 2014 hostage crisis at the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney, Australia.
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GREAT STORY: Check out this story about a California Muslim owner of a Burger King restaurant who returned $100,000 that he found in a backpack in his restaurant...Please share video below with your friends...
From NBC Bay Area (California). It's not unusual for things to be left behind at Altaf Chaus' Burger King. Customers have forgotten their cell phones and their laptops in the past. But on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, someone left behind a nondescript blue backpack, which sat on a ...
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HATER ALERT: Can you imagine if a Republican county chairman in Minnesota stated publicly that American Muslims must accept Jesus or leave the United States...Me neither...Please share story with your friends...
From Raw Story. GOP county chairman Jack Whitley (Facebook). by Eric Dolan. The chairman of a county Republican Party in Minnesota who believes that big government is actually a form of satanic “witchcraft” is not backing down from controversial comments he posted on his Facebook page about ...
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GREAT STORY: "We always preach forgiveness," said Ahsan Zahid, assistant imam at the Quba Islamic Institute. "Our God is forgiving. Our prophet was always forgiving, and God tells us we should do as we expected to be treated by others. We should forgive, and that is the request we made." Please share story below with your friends...
From Houston Chronicle. Flanked by clergy from a cross-section of Houston's religious community, leaders of an Islamic religious center Friday asked prosecutors to drop the felony charge lodged against a homeless man accused of setting one of their buildings on fire.
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DON LEMON (CNN Host): "Do you support ISIS?"
ARSALAN IFTIKHAR: "Wait...Did you just ask if I support ISIS?"
From CNN. CNN Don Lemon Paris. Arsalan Iftikhar (Senior Editor of The Islamic Monthly) discusses the January 2015 Paris shooting at the office of French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo with CNN anchor Don Lemon. DON LEMON: “Do you support ISIS?” ARSALAN IFTIKHAR: “Wait…
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CNN INTERVIEW: "Let me state that groups like the Taliban are enemies of Islam...The Prophet Muhammad once said that extremists are 'the dogs of hell'...That is why Muslim leaders & public intellectuals will condemn them until the day that we die"...Watch My Full CNN Interview Below...
CNN INTERVIEW: “Muslim Writer: Taliban Are 'The Dogs of Hell' & Enemies of Islam”. From CNN. CNN Pakistan3. December 16, 2014. Arsalan Iftikhar (Senior Editor for The Islamic Monthly) discusses the December 2014 massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan by the Taliban.
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AL-JAZEERA INTERVIEW QUOTE: "If the CIA Torture Report were a Hollywood movie screenplay...It would probably be called "No Country for Brown Men"...This is 525 pages of a 6,700 page classified report...This is just the tip of a dirty filthy iceberg"...Watch My Interview with Al-Jazeera Al Jazeera America TV Host John Siegenthaler Below...
From Al-Jazeera America. AJA3. Arsalan Iftikhar (Senior Editor for The Islamic Monthly) joins Al-Jazeera America news anchor John Siegenthaler to discuss the release of the December 2014 CIA Torture Report by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. Watch Al-Jazeera America Interview Below: ...
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MONEY QUOTE: At one point the Grand Mufti said to the Pope, “God is a God of justice and of mercy. We are in agreement on this?”...“I agree”, Pope Francis replied without hesitation...Please share story below with your friends...
From America Magazine. Pope Francis prayed for some moments in the Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul on the second day of his visit to Turkey. He did so standing alongside the Grand Mufti of this city, head bowed, eyes closed. “It was a moment of silent adoration”, the Vatican spokesman, ...
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NEWS: We need to see more stories like this one in our American media...Please share story below with your friends...
Muslims leaving a Friday afternoon prayer service at the Al-Salam mosque were greeted by dozens of smiling people carrying signs that read, “Standing in solidarity,” “You are a great part of our community” and “Howdy neighbor.” They mingled with the people who had come out to show support for ...
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Arsalan Iftikhar is an international human rights lawyer, founder of TheMuslimGuy.com and Contributing Editor for Islamica magazine in Washington DC. Arsalan is also a regular weekly contributor for the Barbershop segment for the National Public Radio (NPR) show ‘Tell Me More’ with Michel Martin.

His interviews, commentaries and analyses have regularly appeared in virtually every major media outlet in the world including: CNN, BBC World News, The TODAY Show, National Public Radio (NPR), FOX News Channel, MSNBC, Associated Press, C-SPAN, Voice of America (VOA), Al-Jazeera, Agence France-Presse (AFP), USA TODAY, NBC Nightly News, The Washington Post, ABC World News Tonight, Los Angeles Times, CBS News Up to the Minute, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, TIME, The Economist and Newsweek magazines (among dozens others worldwide).

Arsalan is also a regular featured contributor for CNN Anderson Cooper 360. Additionally, he is also a regular contributor for True/Slant and is also a featured expert 'Voice' (along with Donald Trump and Deepak Chopra) for Intent.com. Arsalan's opinion columns have appeared in major publications around the world including: CNN.com, USA TODAY, Houston Chronicle, Detroit Free Press, The Providence Journal, San Diego Union-Tribune, Charlotte Observer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City Star, Miami Herald and many more.

In March 2008, Arsalan was one of four international debaters selected to participate in The Doha Debates on BBC World News Television. The Doha Debates are broadcast to over 300 million people worldwide on BBC World Service Television and its stage has been shared with the likes of Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former United States President Bill Clinton.

Furthermore, as a September 2008 Christian Science Monitor 9/11 anniversary profile of Arsalan would report about the final voting outcome of the March 2008 Doha Debates on BBC World News Television: “[Arsalan] and his partner won the debate…” with a final television audience vote of 70.4% to 29.6%.

In addition to The Doha Debates, some of Arsalan’s other international speaking venues have included: Harvard University, Stanford University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania, The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, University of Michigan School of Law, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and The British Museum in London.

Additionally, Arsalan was cast as a Hollywood movie 'featured extra' in the Warner Brothers spy movie thriller Body of Lies (October 2008) starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe. He was also a contributing author to Keeping Out the Other (Columbia University Press) and Taking Back Islam (Rodale Press); winner of the 2003 Wilbur Communications Award for Religion Book of the Year. In 2006, the French Ambassador to the United States personally named Arsalan to the Personnalites d’Avenir (Personalities of the Future) World Leader Program in Paris sponsored by the French Foreign Ministry.

Arsalan graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1999 and received his law doctorate from Washington University School of Law in 2003. A native of Chicago, he specializes in international human rights law and is licensed to practice law in Washington DC.
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