On Veterans Day, contemplating a world without war (The Baltimore Sun)

On this Veterans Day, I fondly think about my time serving as a physician-in-training at a New York Veterans Administration hospital. The year was 2000. The Gulf War was over. Our national debt was $5.7 trillion. Jobs were abundant. And “Gulf [...]

Muslims for Peace (NY Daily News)

Baltimore: As a “Muslimerican,” I find the news of yet another terrorist attack aimed at America repulsive. What is refreshing, though, is the awareness that, as the radicals were planning to attack us, we were mobilizing our youth [...]

Moderate Islam under threat (The Independent)

Being an Ahmadi Muslim from America, I was deeply disturbed to read your report “Hardliners call for deaths of Surrey Muslims” (21 October). This is too much change since my last visit to London in April. Over the past six months, [...]

Juan Williams’ Firing Not Justified (AOL News)

(Oct. 22) — “Believe it or not, I prefer driving a car instead of riding a camel.” I have successfully used this phrase as an ice-breaker in the beginning of my noncredit course titled “Islam: Fact and Fiction” [...]

‘The great debate over Islam’ (Dawn.com)

THIS is apropos of Irfan Husain’s article ‘The great debate over Islam’ (Oct 13). Mr Husain is spot on in his analysis of Islam in the West. As a US Muslim of Pakistani descent, I have tried to promote the peaceful teachings of Islam through [...]

USA: Assimilation? Try “education” instead (Asbury Park Press)

The assimilation of my wife and I into American culture started in Long Branch in 1996. That is where we, both doctors, settled after moving from Pakistan. As I started my medical residency at Monmouth Medical Center, she sacrificed her career [...]

Why must we fight to achieve peace? (Orlando Sentinel)

With increasing incidents of homegrown terrorism in America, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA has led a national campaign to educate its youth about the importance of loyalty to one’s country as a tenet of Islam. As I used the term [...]

Muslim sect spreads a message of Peace (ABC News, Milwaukee)

Click here to view video WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Young members of a Muslim sect delivered a message of peace Friday at the Wisconsin State Fair. The Ahmadiyya Muslim community’s message is no more terrorism. But that’s a message [...]

Conflicted loyalties of Muslim-American youth (The Baltimore Sun)

We need to raise a new generation for whom devotion to America and the Quran are integrated July 04, 2010 A few years ago, on a 4th of July cookout, I met a group of youth who were feeling alienated and downright embarrassed about declaring [...]

Islamic Group Calls Muslims to Rally Behind U.S. (Fox News Channel)

Dr. Faheem Younus on organization’s response to recent terror scares