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2013


Twitterati: Daisy Khan
ABC Austrialia, Radio National
February 8, 2013
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2012


If We Betray Afghan Women, the Taliban Win
CNN
December 3, 2012
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Is Your Candidate Keeping the Faith?
NPR
Michel Martin talks to faith leaders including Daisy Khan, August 30, 2012
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In the Name of Islam, Release the Christian Girl
Huffington Post
Daisy Khan, August 27, 2012
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NYPD surveillance will only hurt anti-terrorism efforts, say Muslims
The Guardian
Chitrangada Choudhury, August 23, 2012
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Revisiting the Mosque at Ground Zero
CNN Radio
Daisy Khan and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, August 8, 2012
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Islam Key to Afghan Dream
CNN
Daisy Khan and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, July 11, 2012
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Video: Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and Daisy Khan on America's soul
The Chautauqua Institution
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Rauf, Khan examine American responsibilities for the common good
The Chautauquan Daily
Mary Desmond, July 4, 2012
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Islam Takes Center Stage at the Chautauqua Institution
The Observer
Scott Shelters, July 4, 2012
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Ten Muslim Women Every Person Should Know (#9 - Daisy Khan)
Huffington Post
Fazeela Siddiqui, March 24, 2012
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#FollowFriday: 7 Women You Must Follow for LOLs, OOOHs and AHHs - Daisy Khan
Glamour
Meredith Turits, March 23, 2012
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@DaisyKhan: One of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2012
TIME Techland
Allie Townsend, March 21, 2012
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Training Afghani Imams to End Violence Against Women
Huffington Post
Daisy Khan and Fazeela Siddiqui, February 21, 2012
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Islamophobia is America's real enemy
The Guardian
Daisy Khan, February 9, 2012
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Balancing Tradition and Pluralism
Sojourners Magazine, February 2009 (Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 15)
Daisy Khan
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Is the NYPD Really Against Muslims?
Huffington Post
Daisy Khan, January 27, 2012
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2011


Muslims' Ground Zero home
Eureka Street
Peter Kirkwood, September 8, 2011
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Beyond 9/11
Time
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Muslims in the US Still Cope with Discrimination in the Wake of 9/11
MSNBC
Andrea Mitchell Reports
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Decade 9/11 Conversation: Julie Menin and Daisy Khan
WNYC
Brian Lehrer, August 29, 2011
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Lux: The World Ten Years After 9/11 Uitzending Gemist
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Women Transcending Boundries
Chautauqua Institution
July 2011
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Right Relationship With Neighbor
United Methodist Women
June 13, 2011
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Council of Foreign Relations Panel Discussion on "Islam in America" (with Daisy Khan)
Council on Foreign Relations
June 2, 2011
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Religious Extremism: The Same on All Sides? Daisy Khan on The Takeaway
The Takeaway
April 2, 2011 LIsten

Daisy Khan on issue about Qur'an Burnings
MSNBC
Martin Bashir, April 4, 2011
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Imam Rauf: Hearings Send the Wrong Message
CNN
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Daisy Khan speaks against Peter King's hearings on CNN
CNN
Ali Velshi, March 8, 2011 Watch

The Qu'osby Show
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central
February 17, 2011
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2010


Controversy over Ground Zero Mosque Plans: Daisy Khan Talks to Mishal Husain
BBC
Mishal Husain
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Daisy Khan, an Eloquent Face of Islam

New York Times
MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM, November 12, 2010
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Muslim Leader Daisy Khan speaks to the Washington Post
Washington Post
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WCBS: Daisy Khan Talks about the Islamic Cultural Center
Marla Diamond
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Town Hall Debate: Setting Up the Debate - Christiane Amanpour moderates a special 'This Week' town hall debate with Daisy Khan.
ABC News, October 3, 2010
Christiane Amanpour, Host
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Daisy Khan speaks with Brian Lehrer
WNYC, September 23, 2010
Brian Lehrer
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Wife of 'ground zero mosque' imam epitomizes Islam's modernizing voice
Christian Science Monitor, August 23, 2010
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This Week with Christiane Amanpour: Debating the Ground Zero Islamic Center, with Daisy Khan and Joy Levitt
ABC News, August 22, 2010
Christiane Amanpour, Host
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Moving Islamic Center 'Not' On the Table for Now, Backer Says
ABC News, August 22, 2010
Joshua Miller
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"I Fear for My Country": Muslim Leader Daisy Khan on Opposition to Ground Zero Mosque and Others Nationwide
Democracy Now, August 12, 2010
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Islamophobia and The Muslim Center at Ground zero
CNN News, July 19, 2010
by John L. Esposito
"The proposal by the Cordoba Initiative to build an Islamic center near Ground Zero has drawn major media attention and engendered fierce debate......"
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The Brian Lehrer Show - WTC Muslim Community Center
WNYC, July 15, 2010
by Brian Lehrer
Daisy Khan, executive director and co-founder of the American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA), talks about the controversy surrounding the proposed Muslim Community Center at the WTC site.
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Islamic Center Near Ground Zero Sparks Anger
NPR News, July 15, 2010
by Margot Adler
"This center will create this kind of counter momentum which will amplify the voices of the moderate Muslims. If we have to defeat the extremists, Muslims have to be leading that effort." - Daisy Khan
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Mosque at Ground Zero- Growing Controversy
CNN, July 14, 2010
by Campbell Brown
Campbell Brown discusses the Ground Zero mosque and the controversy over its funding with Dr. Zuhdi Jasser (AIFD President) and Reza Aslan-- a very interesting debate between Muslims on this issue.
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The Charter for Compassion launch in Washington D.C., Daisy Khan Interview
February 17, 2010
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2010 PRESS - CONTINUED

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Q&A with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Dallas Morning News, July 9, 2004
By Gretel C. Kovach
"What is flawed is not the religion."
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A Muslim in the Middle Hopes Against Hope
New York Times, Metro Section, June 23, 2004
By Chris Hedges
Imam Feisal, a Columbia University graduate and the leader of the Masjid al-Farah mosque 12 blocks north of the World Trade Center site, is a man increasingly caught in the middle. He preaches a moderate Islam, one that embraces the values of Western democracy, carries within it a love of America and calls on Muslims to respect other faiths.
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A Bridge Builder Between America and Islam
Christian Science Monitor
By Jane Lampman
The imam of a N.Y.C. mosque offers an encouraging vision.
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Man In The Middle
Newsday, June 08, 2004
By Carol Eisenberg
Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has devoted himself to rapprochement between the Islamic world and the West.
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U.S. Religious Leaders Speak Out on Arab TV
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, plus other American religious leaders, condemn the prisoner abuse in Iraq in an ad to run on Arab TV.
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What's Right with Islam
A Conversation with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Shambhala Sun, July 2004
By Melvin McLeod
The editor of the Buddhist-inspired magazine speaks with Imam Feisal about Islam, Buddhism, God and the state of global affairs.
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U.S. and Islam Share Core Beliefs, N.Y. Imam Says
Philadelphia Inquirer, Sun, Jun. 06, 2004
By Jim Remsen, Inquirer Faith Life editor
Feisal Abdul Rauf envisions a positive connection between Muslims and the West.
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What's Right with Islam? Everything!
Muslimwakeup.com, June 5, 2004
By Inas Younis
Abdul Rauf makes a case for freedom, pluralism and a strain of Islam which celebrates these ideals, using both research and scholarship. And he did not have to pull rabbits (velveteen or otherwise) out of a hat to make it work-it just does.
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Once and Future Islam
MSN Slate online, Friday, June 4, 2004
By Lee Smith
A Sufi imam challenges moderate Muslims to fashion a new, American faith.
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Meeting Colin Powell
US Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders met with Secretary of State Colin Powell on Tuesday, June 1, to press for peace in the Middle East. "The US administration needs to take a proactive role in creating the opportunities for peace," said Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, founder of the ASMA Society.

IBN News, Washington (AFP), June 1, 2004
Read the article about the meeting, "US Christian, Jewish, Muslim leaders press Powell on Mideast peace envoy"
Read Article on IBN News Website

"Imam's Write Path to Understanding"
Daily News-Boroughs, May 15, 2004
by Charles W. Bell
He was the very picture of a modern American executive, surrounded in his 21st-floor suite by all kinds of contemporary corporate gadgetry, ending a cell-phone call with the flourish of a CEO.
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"Beliefs: Mideast Initiative Pushes Beyond Platitudes,"
The New York Times, December 6, 2003
by PETER STEINFELS
Thirty-two prominent Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders announced a National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East, a collaborative effort to push the United States into vigorously and visibly pursuing its road map for an Israeli-Palestinian agreement.
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"Muslim Leader Calls for Unity on Peace,"
The Australian, 2 April 2004,
by Vanessa Walker, James Murray, Megan Saunders
Watched by Cardinal George Pell, Imam Abdul Rauf—a leading moderate based at Masjid al-Farah mosque in New York City—told thousands of Jews, Christians, Muslims and Buddhists that people of different religions needed to work together to ensure world peace.
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"Bookshelf, Cultural Icons and Alternative Religions,"
Washington Post, Saturday, March 13, 2004
by Bill Broadway
A roundup of the latest books on religion for 2004.
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Speech at St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney
April 1, 2004,
Imam Feisal delivered a historic address to a multi-faith gathering at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney hosted by the Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell. The gathering was attended by Premier Bob Carr, who invited Imam Feisal to Australia.
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Interview: PBS, "Frontline,"
March 2002
An in-depth Q&A on Islamic topics of contemporary relevance, such as the role of women in Islam, the implementation of Shariah law, who decides the rules of jurisprudence and more!
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Islam: The Spiritual Matrix

by Mehmet DEDE
An interview of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf about the role of Muslims in American society, the spiritual aspects of the Qur'an and the interplay between Islam and Sufism.
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Review of Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet

On Islam Online
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