Akbar S. Ahmed

c. January 1, 2001 - Present Chair, Islamic Studies, American University Videos: 20 c. September 1, 2008 - Present Distinguished Chair, Middle East and Islamic Studies, U.S. Naval Academy Videos: 0 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program, Brookings Institution Videos: 0


United Kingdom, Pakistan
January 1, 1999 - c. January 1, 2000 Videos: 1

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    The Thistle and the Drone

    American University professor Akbar Ahmed talked about his book, The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a…

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    After Words with Deborah Scroggins

    Ms. Scroggins uses the lives of two well-known Muslim women to explore two distinct perspectives on the war on terror and…

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    U.S. Middle East Policy

    Akbar Ahmed and Aaron David Miller talked about President Obama’s previous day speech on the Middle East and North Africa, and…

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    Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam

    Akbar Ahmed and his team of American assistants visited Muslim communities in 75 towns and cities in the U.S. to find out…

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