World Conference on Dialogue

World Conference on Dialogue The world today is unfortunately witnessing painful phenomena that make sleepless the sagacious people of all religions, sects and creeds. This is clearly seen in many aspects. In fact, mankind suffers from family disintegration and moral decay, environmental pollution, wars and conflicts that made the hearts of wise men bleed and […] Continue Reading →

Bin Laden's Dissidents – SPIEGEL ONLINE

Bin Laden’s Dissidents: Turning their Backs on Jihad If one imagines al-Qaida as experts have characterized it — as a system of terror franchises with branches worldwide — then there is clearly an uprising taking place among many branch managers. They are distancing themselves from the icons of terror, and from their goals and methods. […] Continue Reading →

Tabsir.net – Transnational Civil Society, Institution-Building, and IT: Reflections from the Middle East

tabsir.net Transnational Civil Society, Institution-Building, and IT: Reflections from the Middle East Written by Jon Anderson Abstract The important connectives of information technology will come with institutions that successfully merge IT, transnationalism, and ‘civil’ society such that each conveys its properties to the other. How to conceptualize and understand these properties i Continue Reading →