<< The Body Politic

Upcoming Event: The Muslim-American Muddle: Where Do Muslims Fit in American Society?

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor, AEI
1150 17th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

“A decade after 9/11, America has reached a political and intellectual stalemate regarding the Muslims in its midst,” writes Peter Skerry in his timely essay in National Affairs, “The Muslim-American Muddle.” According to Skerry, complacent elites and alarmist populists alike misunderstand the real challenges Islam poses to America, while Muslims themselves are conflicted about their role in American society. At an event sponsored by AEI’s Program on American Citizenship, a panel of leading experts on Islam in America will discuss Skerry’s essay and the critical issues to consider as Muslims in the US assume their responsibilities as American citizens.

Agenda:
1:15 PM: Registration
1:30 PM: Presenter: Peter Skerry, Boston College

Discussants:
Hillel Fradkin, Hudson Institute
Souheil Ghannouchi, Author
Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review Institute
Justin  Vaïsse, Brookings Institution

Moderator: Gary J. Schmitt, AEI

Register at AEI.

AEI