The Crisis of ISIS: Failed Policies or Perverted Ideology?

— A session from MPAC’s 2014 Convention —

With the incessant violence in the Middle East caused by violent extremism, Muslims are asking each other a major question: “What can we do?” It feels overwhelming, but there’s a lot we can do.

This panel looks at the root causes, failed policies and ideological perversions which has lead to the creation and success if ISIS to capture the imagination and shock the conscience of the world.

Panelists include:

Juan Cole, Professor and Curator of Informed Comment blog

Zaher Shahloul, President of Syrian American Medical Society

Imam Qazwini, Islamic Educational Center of Orange County

Mudassar Ahmad, Concordia

Moderator Haris Tarin, MPAC DC Office Director

Concluding remarks by Sherman Jackson, Professor and Scholar

You can build a future free from fear and bigotry.

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