Journey into Islam
Professor Ahmed is a native of Pakistan, served in that country’s civil service, and was high commissioner of Pakistan to the United Kingdom.
Akbar Ahmed talked about his book Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization, published by Brookings Institution Press. Following the September 11 terrorist attacks, Professor Ahmed traveled through eight Muslim countries to survey Muslims on their views toward the United States and to make a case for better relations between the United States and Muslim countries. He offered ideas on how relations can be improved. After his remarks, Professor Ahmed was joined by others for a discussion of topics such as culture, religion, and U.S.-Muslim relations. They also responded to audience members' questions.
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Akbar S. Ahmed Chair American University->Islamic Studies
Stephen P. Cohen Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
Keith Ellison U.S. Representative [D] Minnesota
Stephen Grand Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
Aziz Mekouar Ambassador Morocco->United States
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