Ad campaign doesn’t understand issues


Originally Published in The Daily Herald I wonder how someone like Pamela Geller can be associated with “American Freedom,” since she seems to be out of touch with Americans. She has alienated many Americans by promoting a narrow-minded view by way of an advertising campaign which has not resulted in any good. Her group’s recent ads, which were essentially forced upon the CTA in the name of...

True jihad is a struggle with our inner anger


    Originally Published in The Chicago Sun Times and The Daily Herald. Life is difficult being an American Muslim, but having to deal with the fear of losing my life is even worse — and Abel Daoud allegedly almost made this fear become reality when his attempt to plot a bomb across from my office failed miserably. As a Muslim, it is not that I deny jihad; in fact, I embrace it because I...