Akbar Ahmed
Ambassador, professor

The Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington. Former High Commissioner of Pakistan to Great Britain.

Latest by Akbar Ahmed

Salam and salutation to Pope Francis

Salam and salutation to Pope Francis

The pope’s extraordinary initiatives give us hope in our time of conflict and show us compassion in an age of indifference.

Mental illness, Islam or revenge?: Understanding terrorism from the Navy Yard to Pakistan to Kenya

Mental illness, Islam or revenge?: Understanding terrorism from the Navy Yard to Pakistan to Kenya

Islam categorically rejects this kind of violence, calling upon Muslims to practice compassion above all.

A Ramadan meditation in verse

Allah has many names.

In Greece, a case study on Islam in Europe

In Greece, a case study on Islam in Europe

One Muslim's search for a mosque in Athens.