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Ignoring Intolerance (from Winter Issue, 2014-2015)

This article is reprinted from the Winter Issue (2014-2015), available here. Those who pretend that the Islamic world does not hold a fundamental opposition to freedom of speech and religion are deluding themselves. In an editorial published in The Cavalier Daily on October 8th, student columnist Gray Whisnant criticized Bill Maher for his “reactionary” statements on Islam and his belief that liberals in the United States need to stand up for liberal values and reject an Islamic worldview. Mr. Whisnant compared those…

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Bandow v. Reilly: Burke Society Hosts Debate on Foreign Interventionism

As the Burke Society hosted its November 4 debate with Doug Bandow of the Cato Institute and Robert R. Reilly of the American Foreign Policy Council, both sides agreed that recent events in the Muslim parts of Africa and Asia were heading towards fragmentation and uncertainty. Whether the United States should get involved in those foreign issues, however, was another question.

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