Report on the Rome Colloquium “Amplifying Muslim Voices for Reason & Reform”

On December 7-8, 2012 The Westminster Institute and the Almuslih Reform Project, in cooperation with the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce held the Rome Colloquium which took as its theme “Amplifying Muslim Voices for Reason & Reform”. The Westminster Institute and … Continue reading



Christmas in the Koran

Ibn Warraq BUY NOW! In his newest book, author Ibn Warraq focuses on the pioneering work in Syriac and Arabic linguistics of Christoph Luxenberg, a native speaker of Arabic who lives in the West and writes under a pseudonym. This … Continue reading



Counter-Terrorism Policies and Strategies (2001-2014)

The Westminster Institute has released a chronological overview of the counter-terrorism policies and strategies in the West (2001-2014). All policy documents are hyperlinked to their original source. The overview is available here.  



Boko Haram and its Impact

The Westminster Institute has released a new briefing on the Boko Haram insurgency. The Boko Haram insurgency is both a national and international problem. It has become increasingly violent and is copying the tactics of other Islamist insurgency groups. Its main … Continue reading



Why the West is Best: A Muslim Apostate’s Defense of Liberal Democracy

Ibn Warraq BUY NOW! We, in the West in general, and the United States in particular, have witnessed over the last twenty years a slow erosion of our civilizational self-confidence. Under the influence of intellectuals and academics in Western universities, … Continue reading