Can America and The Muslim World Be Friends?

In his 2006 novel The Order of Light where young Muslims light themselves on fire to protest the authoritarian reality of the Middle East, author Haroon Mohgul says he predicted the Arab Spring. At the Alaska World Affairs Council on April 6, Mohgul discussed the Muslim world’s relationship with the West over the years asking audiences to consider, “Can America and the Muslim World Be Friends?”

BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

RECORDED: Friday April 6, 2012 at the Hilton Anchorage

SPEAKER: Haroon Moghul, Fellow in Muslim Politics and Societies at the Center on National Security at Fordham Law; author, The Order of Light

HOST: Alaska World Affairs Council


Addressing Alaskans features local lectures and forums recorded at public events taking place in Southcentral, Alaska. A variety of local organizations host speakers addressing topics that matter to Alaskans. To let us know about an upcoming community event that you would like to hear on Addressing Alaskans, please Contact Us with details.

SUBSCRIBE: Get Addressing Alaskans updates automatically — via e-mail, RSS or podcasts.



Previous articleGovernor May Call Special Session
Next articleTwo Confirmed Dead in Coast Guard Communications Station Shooting