Professor Seyyed Hossain Nasr: Islam’s spiritual science

We speak with Professor Seyyed Hossain Nasr about Rumi’s spiritual influence on the modern world, the role of Sufism in Islamic history and tradition, and the critique of Sufism as an antiquated model of esotericism. [Read more...]

Author Imran Ahmed: An unimagined life

Associate editor Irfan Yusuf catches up with Unimagined author Imran Ahmad at the Sydney Writer’s Festival to discuss identity and the generation gap for a Muslim growing up in the West [Read more...]

Writer Fatima Bhutto: The new “daughter of destiny”

Writer and poet Fatima Bhutto, the niece of recently assassinated former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, speaks about her views of Pakistani politics – and why she’s not interested in becoming another politician. [Read more...]

Journalist Robert Fisk: “We should be partial on the side of justice”

Wajahat Ali interviews renowned journalist Robert Fisk on his 32 years of experience in Lebanon, along with his thoughts on Iran, Bin Laden, and the media’s influence on the drive to war in the Middle East [Read more...]

Director Morgan Spurlock: “There is a vast majority you don’t hear from”

“Super Size Me” director Morgan Spurlock sits down with altmuslim associate editor Wajahat Ali to discuss his experiences filming his latest movie, “Where in the World is Osama bin Laden?” [Read more...]

Journalist Steve Kinzer: The folly of attacking Iran

Associate Editor Wajahat Ali interviews journalist Steve Kinzer, author of the best-selling book All the Shah’s Men, on America’s creeping military response to Iran. [Read more...]

Congressman Keith Ellison: “Do good works, engage politically, and get involved”

Associate Editor Wajahat Ali sits down for a rare interview with US Congressman Keith Ellison, who speaks about the challenges and opportunities of being the first Muslim elected to Congress. [Read more...]

Journalist Philip Shenon: Omissions of the commission

Four years after its release, the 9-11 Commission report still leaves some unanswered questions. We speak with New York Times investigative journalist Phillip Shenon, whose latest book finds flaws with the report. [Read more...]

Professor John Esposito: One billion Muslim voices

So what do a billion Muslims around the world really think? Georgetown professor John Esposito analyzed the data from a wide spectrum of Muslims from over 35 countries to find the answer. [Read more...]

Journalist Steve Coll: “Pakistan will realize its own potential”

Associate editor Wajahat Ali speaks to Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Steve Coll on the recent Pakistan elections, the future for President Musharraf, and life in the Northwest Frontier Province. [Read more...]