The Challenge of Dawa

The Challenge of Dawa None

  • Title: The Challenge of Dawa
  • Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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  • Page: 347
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    1. Ayaan Hirsi Ali

      Ayaan Hirsi Ali Somali Ayaan Xirsi Cali born Ayaan Hirsi Magan 13 November 1969 in Mogadishu, Somalia is a Dutch feminist, writer, and politician She is the estranged daughter of the Somali scholar, politician, and revolutionary opposition leader Hirsi Magan Isse She is a prominent critic of Islam, and her screenplay for Theo Van Gogh s movie Submission led to death threats Since van Gogh s murder by a Muslim in 2004, she has lived in seclusion under the protection of Dutch authorities.When she was eight, her family left Somalia for Saudi Arabia, then Ethiopia, and eventually settled in Kenya She sought and obtained political asylum in the Netherlands in 1992, under circumstances that later became the center of a political controversy In 2003 she was elected a member of the Tweede Kamer the Lower House of the Dutch parliament , representing the People s Party for Freedom and Democracy VVD A political crisis surrounding the potential stripping of her Dutch citizenship led to her resignation from the parliament, and led indirectly to the fall of the second Balkenende cabinet.She is currently a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank linked to neoconservatism, working from an unknown location in the Netherlands In 2005, she was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world She has also received several awards for her work, including Norway s Human Rights Service s Bellwether of the Year Award, the Danish Freedom Prize, the Swedish Democracy Prize, and the Moral Courage Award for commitment to conflict resolution, ethics, and world citizenship enpedia wiki Ayaan_Hi


    1. Very provocative narrative, seeking to shift the discourse on political islam Got a copy after seeing Hirsi Ali What a woman, what a fierce fighter

    2. Not a book but a long Think Tank paper on how the West, but especially the US, should respond to modern Islamist activities Policies are recommended that expand the current focus on violence to additional areas under the heading of Dawa the call to Islam view spoiler In theory, dawa consists of communication or proselytization In practice, dawa by Islamist groups constitutes a process of radical ideological indoctrination, often under the cover of humanitarian relief work that is connected to ji [...]

    3. An interesting read Ayaan Hirsi Ali s case is that non violent Islamism, though generally tolerated or promoted as moderate, is in fact a problem Not only does it set the foundation for violent Islamism, the push for a theocratic state itself is a threat to democracy and human rights, particularly those of women, religious minorities, secularists, gays, and lesbians For background on Islamism, I recommend Maajid Nawaz s Radical, which offers an inside look at one such non violent Islamist group [...]

    4. I think as the author herself mentioned in the introduction, this is a paper 75 pages that she has chosen to make available on the internet for reading and not a book If u follow international current affairs, the author Ayaan Hirsi Ali needs no introduction.The book has a crucial key idea the extraordinary importance attached to Jihad violence is wrong, and the core problem is seemingly non violent Islamism The division between the 2 is porous and the latter also acts as a supply base for the f [...]

    5. Ali has taken a step back from the clash of civilizations narrative in recent years, and now speaks deliberately about the problems of terrorism radicalization It s Islamism, not Islam, that she finds incompatible with liberal democracy Whereas she once called on Muslims to convert to Christianity, she now wants to empower reformers and Mecca Muslims within the faith This is progress Ali is right that we need a paradigm shift in the war on terror and most of her recommendations seem sensible en [...]

    6. Alarming and well researched, bringing a truly difficult area of legal and governmental policy to light.

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