The United States should be more concerned about jihadism in Bangladesh.
Though Bangladesh is often hailed a success story of Muslim democracy, Georgetown's Christine Fair, Ali Hamza, and Rebecca Heller describe support for terrorism and religious intolerance in the frequently-overlooked South Asian nation.
It is time to rethink the US’s Pakistan policy which has not made Pakistan more secure, has not advanced U.S. interests, and has encouraged worse behavior from Pakistan.
Christine Fair, Jacob Goldstein, and Ali Hamza examines the relationship between the serious study of Islam and radicalization.
C. Christine Fair and Glenn Greenwald debated whether drone strikes create more terrorists than they kill in a recent episode of Al Jazeera. It didn't go so well. Here Fair responds.
The Foreign Policy Essay: Whether or Not Pakistan Will Join the War in Yemen May Depend on a Group You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Editor’s Note: It’s payback time. As Saudi Arabia goes to war in Yemen, it is calling in favors, with Egypt and other allies joining Riyadh’s “alliance” against the Houthis, whom the Saudis see as another Iranian proxy. Pakistan, with perhaps the most capable military in the Muslim world, is considering joining the fray. Georgetown University’s C.
Lost in the hubbub over the rise of the Islamic State and the Obama administration’s move to war in Iraq was the Al Qaeda core’s declaration of a new affiliate in South Asia—long a home to jihadist activity. C. Christine Fair, a colleague of mine at Georgetown, preeminent South Asia expert, and chef d’evil cuisine, explains why Zawahiri might find the region ripe for expansion.