Contributor

Mubaraz Ahmed

Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, Analyst

Mubaraz Ahmed is an analyst for the Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, at the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, having joined the organisation in June 2015. Leading on the Middle East & North Africa region for Religion & Geopolitics, Mubaraz's research interests include counter-extremism policymaking, theories in Quranic translation, and modern trends in Islam. Mubaraz read Arabic at undergraduate level and holds a master's in Islamic Studies from SOAS.

Contributions

Opinion

How the New York Bombing Was Inspired by a US Ideologue

Blast suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami wrote in his journal that he was looking for answers. He found them in Anwar al-Awlaki, a US-born al-Qaeda propagandist who died in 2011.

Mubaraz Ahmed

23 Sep 2016

Opinion

The One Thing Donald Trump Can't Build a Wall Against

Muslim immigrants don't bring terrorism – ideology does.

Mubaraz Ahmed

23 Sep 2016

Report

A War of Keywords

Extremists are exploiting the internet. A new report by the Centre on Religion & Geopolitics (CRG) and Digitalis Reputation asks what we can do about it.

Mubaraz Ahmed and Fred Lloyd George

28 Jul 2016

Opinion

Turkey Needs Our Solidarity and Support

Turkey faces twin terror threats and is a victim of regular violence. It does not need to be scapegoated, ostracised or criticised in the aftermath of the Istanbul airport attack.

Mubaraz Ahmed

30 Jun 2016

Opinion

Islamism and Jihadism: A Difficult Conversation

There is not a direct progression from political Islamist aspirations to the jihadi violence of ISIS. But there is an overlap that we cannot shy away from.

Mubaraz Ahmed

20 May 2016

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