Q&A with Akbar Ahmed

Akbar Ahmed, the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, was interviewed about Islamic fundamentalism, why he believes… read more

Akbar Ahmed, the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, was interviewed about Islamic fundamentalism, why he believes some terrorists act in the name of Islam, and his goal of spreading the peaceful teachings of Islam to younger generations. He also talked about his experiences as a Muslim youth in Pakistan, Pakistani culture and society, and the roots of tension in the Near East among ethnic, racial, and religious groups. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 13, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2006

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  • Aug 13, 2006 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2006 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2006 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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