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Boko Haram: From Nigerian Preachers to …

Nov. 27, 2017

A panel of experts explores the drivers of Boko Haram and the growth of Salafi-jihadism in Nigeria …

After the Paris Attacks: The Challenge …

Feb. 03, 2016

The panel discusses European and Middle Eastern perspectives on the threat posed by the Islamic State after …

Whither Political Islam: The Muslim Brotherhood …

Nov. 04, 2015

Prominent scholars explore questions about the state of political Islam and the challenges that lie ahead.

Edward P. Djerejian Speaks with Al …

June 25, 2014

Baker Institute founding director Edward P. Djerejian, a former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Israel, joins Al …

Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal …

Apr. 30, 2014

Shadi Hamid provides a timely and provocative account of where the region’s Islamist groups have come from …

BAKER INSTITUTE STUDENT FORUM -- THE …

February 1, 2012

Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, founder and president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, speaks to the …

PAKISTAN: A REALITY CHECK

July 11, 2011

General Pervez Musharraf, 10th president of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, addresses his nation's current situation on …

THE LONG DIVERGENCE: HOW ISLAMIC LAW …

April 18, 2011

Duke University professor Timur Kuran addresses the historical and contemporary legacy of Islamic legal institutions in the …

THE EVOLVING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PAKISTAN AND …

December 1, 2010

His Excellency Husain Haqqani, the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States, speaks …

WOMEN, ISLAM AND REFORM IN THE …

November 16, 2010

Isobel Coleman of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses her latest book, "Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How …

THE ARAB WORLD: HISTORY, POLITICS, AND …

April 10, 2008

Lara Deeb speaks about the Islamic Hizbullah group.

Policy Responses to Suicide Attacks by …

October 19, 2006

David Cook is assistant professor of religious studies at Rice University specializing in Islam. His areas of …

Suicide Attacks: Martyrdom Operations in the …

October 19, 2005

David Cook is assistant professor of religious studies at Rice University specializing in Islam. He areas of …

Text, Gender, and Reform in Islam

March 31, 2003

Armina Wadud discusses various aspects of gender activism in Islam, including the formation of women's networks, the …