U.S. Government Appoints First-Ever Liaison to Muslim Communities

July 20, 2009 11:28 pm0 comments

By Aziza Charaf July 15th, 2009 The Obama Administration is keeping its promise to engage the Muslim world.  On June 23rd, 2009 Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Farah Pandith to Head New Office of The United States Representative to Muslim Communities, a first for the U.S. State Department.  Pandith’s most […]

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Meet Playwright, Wajahat Ali

July 15, 2009 12:55 am0 comments

By Farrah Hamid July 13, 2009 elan’s first-ever “Profile” features Wajahat Ali, a Muslim-American blogger who has risen to Internet fame as an authority on Muslim culture in the United States, and through his cleverly named Goat Milk Blog. In the following interview, Wajahat shares the motivations behind his writings, […]

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A New Dawn: Obama Gives Historic Interview to Pakistani Newspaper

July 7, 2009 4:59 pm0 comments

By Liali Albana June 29, 2009 With the June 20th interview with Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper, President Obama became the first US President to speak directly with a Pakistani media outlet while still in office. The occasion marks a huge shift from previous administrations in dealing with the Muslim world. When […]

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