Michael Muhammad Knight

I Understand Why Westerners Are Joining Jihadi Movements Like ISIS. I Was Almost One of Them

The Islamic State just released a gruesome new beheading video, again helmed by a western-bred Jihadist. As often happens, I received messages asking for explanation.

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How American Paranoia About Islamic Terrorism Parallels the War on Drugs

The following is an excerpt from the new book Tripping with Allah: Islam, Drugs and Writing by Michael Muhammad Knight (Counterpoint Press, 2013): 

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