Bree Walker Interviews The Author Of 'No God But God: The Origins, Evolution, And Future Of Islam'
Says Bush's Middle East Policy Opened Up A 'Pandora's Box'
By Alan Breslauer on 4/1/2008, 1:06am PT  

Guest Blogged by Alan Breslauer

Progressive Democrats of America hosted Islamic scholar Reza Aslan, author of "No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam" in Los Angeles on Sunday night at an event moderated by Bree Walker. Video of the entire conversation can be found below broken down into individual Q&A to make each part easily accessible:

The dirty little secret about the "Bush Doctrine" and how the last eight years have "opened up a Pandora's box" (6:53)

American misperceptions about the Muslim community (3:21)

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Why did Reza write "No god but God" (1:46)

The Yankee go home and take me with you phenomenon (5:25)

The relationship between Shias and Sunnis in Iraq before and after Saddam Hussein (5:34)

The Prophet Mohammed (5:11)

7th century life where Islam was born (5:33)

Fatwas (6:11)

Orthodoxy (Christianity) vs Orthopraxy (Islam & Judaism) (3:59)

How failed democracy in the US and in Iraq have damaged the democracy movement throughout the Arab/Muslim world (0:49)

Turkey and Iran provide a window into the future of democracy in the Middle East (4:06)

Dominion Christianity, Evangelical Christians and political Islam (7:09)

The ongoing Islamic Reformation (6:29)

Why do they hate us? (5:55)

The role of ad hominen attacks in polarizing Western civilization against the Islamic world (2:08)

The Arab world's use of Israel as a crutch (2:51)

War with Iran (4:28)

Will Arab leaders ever allow a Palestinian/Israeli two state solution? (3:32)

Suicide bombing (3:13)

Jihadism (5:14)

Will Arab/Muslim perceptions of the US change with a new president (3:36)