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Why do people continue to join the Islamic State?

aic | March 09, 2015

by Daniel Patrick Shaffer On March 4, 2015 I attended a talk entitled “Arab Public Opinion on Terrorism: A Ground View From Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Yemen, and Libya” at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. The burning question that is so prevalent in think tanks, universities, administrations, and even households around the world is: Why are… Read More

The Change that Egyptians Thought Would be Easy

aic | January 18, 2015

  by Mohamed Taman On these days 4 years ago-- during the week of January 19, 2011--we (Egyptians) were very excited about what happened in Tunisia: from the overthrow of their president to the democratic change that they started. I was heading out for that day for work and university. While I was talking to my colleagues, I could tell… Read More

AIC Condemns Cowardly Acts by Radicals in Australia and Pakistan

aic | December 16, 2014

AIC is saddened by the news of the taking of hostages by an ISIL-supporter in Sydney, Australia on December 15, 2014 and today's terrible news of the murder of over 120 people--most of whom were children--in Peshawar, Pakistan by the Taliban. AIC condemns in the strongest terms these cowardly, vicious acts committed by radicals. In this holiday season, we hope… Read More

“Be the Eye” Training for Election Monitoring in Tunisia

aic | December 04, 2014

On November 21-22 at the Public Library in Gabes, the American Islamic Congress, in partnership with MEPI Alumni Local Chapter Tunisia, Will and Citizenship Organization and the Ambassadors’ Institute for Citizenship association, held training sessions for "Be the Eye," an initiative that aims to train civil society activists in election monitoring. These individuals are able to conduct election observation missions thereby enhancing the transparency and credibility of observed… Read More