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On Friedman, Hayek, Chile Financial Times Weekend October 30, 2021
San Francisco Transwoman Requests Asylum in Israel, Backs Bibi CIP/2nd Bektashi Sufi Mission to the West/Institut Boscana May 26, 2021
Confession Illyria [New York] April 7, 2020
A 2019 Lesson From Sarajevo For Jews And Muslims OpEdNews January 2, 2019
Jovan Divjak and Dragan Vikić: Two Bosnian Heroes OpEdNews December 18, 2018
Extraditing Gulen Would Betray American Values IPT News December 3, 2018
Brother Jamal is Not Dead! CIP YouTube November 22, 2018
ICTY-The Hague: A Lesson in Modern History OpEdNews November 18, 2018
Jamal Khashoggi CIP October 18, 2018
Who Kills Journalists? OpEdNews October 13, 2018
PUBLICATION NOTICE: The Bektashi-Alevi Spectrum from the Balkans to Iran CIP October 5, 2018
The Unholy Alliance: Orthodox Christian Imperialism OpEdNews October 2, 2018
'Hajj Hackathon' betrays Saudi confusion Jenny Taylor Media August 31, 2018
John McCain 1936-2108 CIP August 26, 2018
Execution of Mohammad Salas, Iranian Sufi Dervish Illyria [New York] June 18, 2018
Reform or repression? Saudi's new ruler plays both ways Jenny Taylor Media June 6, 2018
The "Cthulhu Cult" and the Massacre in Santa Fe, Texas, USA The New Criterion May 21, 2018
Contribution to a Bibliography of Anti-Soviet Thought Frontpagemag May 18, 2018
Foundation of the Second Bektashi Sufi Mission to America Illyria [New York] May 8, 2018
Mueller Releases Indictments, While Our Founder Is Silenced on Anti-Social Media CIP February 16, 2018
Fox News, Twitter Enable Fascist Massacres CIP February 15, 2018
Our Founder and Social Media CIP December 25, 2017
Who is S. Auden Schwartz? The Boston Globe December 6, 2017
Earthly Beauty November 26, 2017
At The Tomb of the Prophet Samuel (Nabi Samwil) CIP November 21, 2017
10 Theses on the Coup in Saudi Arabia CIP November 5, 2017
Against Fascism, CIP Publishes on Muslim Jewish Life CIP October 30, 2017
'Fake News' Regarding Antiquities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia CIP October 24, 2017
We STILL Accuse! CIP September 6, 2017
What Next? After Antifa VOA News September 3, 2017
Greetings for an Antifascist Bajram Illyria [New York] September 1, 2017
'Designating' Antifa a Terrorist Organization Is a Bad Idea National Review August 31, 2017
This Is Our Barcelona Center for Islamic Pluralism August 21, 2017
What you need to know about antifa Jewish Telegraphic Agency August 16, 2017
Why are religious conservatives embracing transgender rights? Transformation -- WHERE LOVE MEETS SOCIAL JUSTICE! August 16, 2017
Assad's Hollow Crown The Rubin Center May 9, 2017
China: Open East Turkestan to Independent Overseas Media The Uyghur Human Rights Project May 2, 2017
Who are the Sufis and why does ISIS see them as threatening? The April 28, 2017
The Syrian Sarin Attacks of August 2013 and April 2017 The Besa Center April 26, 2017
Replies to Questions About Sufism From A High School Teacher in Columbia, Missouri, USA CIP April 22, 2017
George Soros's Contributions to a Cannabis Hotbed The American Spectator April 18, 2017
Is It True We Did Not Go To the Moon? April 16, 2017
CIP Greetings on International Day of Solidarity With Working Women March 8, 2017
Are atheists offended when a theist says "I will pray for you," "God help you," etc? February 26, 2017
Which parts of Qur'an touch your heart the most? February 18, 2017
20 Years After the Ghulja Massacre, Repression and Discrimination Still Feature in Uyghurs' Daily Lives The Uyghur Human Rights Project February 1, 2017
In Putin's Shadow Illyria [New York] November 28, 2016
Turkey's Erdoğan Continues Harsh Repression of Political Opponents The Weekly Standard Blog November 21, 2016
CIP Greetings on the Islamic Ashura and Jewish Yom Kippur Illyria [New York] October 10, 2016
CIP Greetings to Muslims on Kurban Bajram/Eid Al-Adha/Eid Ghorban, Islamic Hijri Year 1437 CIP September 12, 2016
CIP Endorses September 11 Commemorative Statement by Uyghur Human Rights Project The Uyghur Human Rights Project September 8, 2016
İbrahim Kalın: Erdoğan's U.S.-Trained Enforcer Independent Journal Review August 2, 2016
The Dilemma of the Turkish State Lapido Media [London] July 21, 2016
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi's Concept of 'Uboodiya' CIP July 17, 2016
Ramadan ends in blood Lapido Media [London] July 13, 2016
An Anti-Terror Success Story The Weekly Standard July 11, 2016
CIP Greetings to Muslims on Eid Al-Fitr/Ramazan Bajram 1437 A.H. CIP July 6, 2016
CIP Ramadan Greetings for 2016 CE, 1437 AH CIP June 7, 2016
Repressive laws demonstrate unwillingness of Xi Jinping to embrace lessons of Tiananmen Square Massacre The Uyghur Human Rights Project May 31, 2016
The Uyghur Human Rights Project calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Patigul Ghulam The Uyghur Human Rights Project April 4, 2016
Center for Islamic Pluralism Greetings on Sulltan Nevruz Illyria [New York] March 21, 2016
The Significance of Tasawwuf [Sufism] in Light of Contemporary Global Issues Illyria [New York] March 17, 2016
CIP 2015 Appeal for End-of-Year Donations CIP December 27, 2015
Baba Arshiu Bazaj of Taylor, Michigan, dies at 109 Illyria [New York] December 26, 2015
An Interfaith Example for the Holiday Season The Huffington Post December 21, 2015
The Lesson of the Albanians Illyria [New York] November 28, 2015
Islamist Politics and Turkey's Disunity The Huffington Post November 23, 2015
Francis in Sarajevo First Things November 2015
Blood and Ballots in Turkey TheWorldPost [The Huffington Post and Berggruen Institute on Governance] October 26, 2015
Ashura Greetings – 10th of Muharram 1437 A.H. Illyria [New York] October 24, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Holds a Democratic Election The Weekly Standard Blog October 9, 2015
Death by Water in the Mediterranean The Weekly Standard Blog September 12, 2015
The Crimes at Palmyra The Huffington Post September 3, 2015
Robert Conquest, Stalinism, and the Soviet Muslims The Huffington Post August 11, 2015
Center for Islamic Pluralism Eid Al-Fitr Greetings, 1436/2015 CIP July 17, 2015
On the sixth anniversary of unrest in Urumchi, Uyghur American Association calls for transparency Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association June 30, 2015
Turkey: Hope and Fear The Huffington Post June 23, 2015
Ramadan in Kerala, India CIP June 18, 2015
Confronting FGM in Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan The Weekly Standard Blog June 17, 2015
Macedonia Mischief The Weekly Standard June 15, 2015
Indian Sufis Versus Wahhabi Infiltrators Sufi Voice of India [SUVOI] June 13, 2015
The Yezidi Sect: ISIS Targets for Death The Huffington Post June 10, 2015
Uyghur American Association commemorates the victims of Chinese state violence on June 4, 1989 Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association June 2, 2015
Uyghur Voices on Education Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association May 20, 2015
A Model for Moderate Muslims The Huffington Post May 12, 2015
Center for Islamic Pluralism Greetings to People of the Book on Their Holidays CIP April 3, 2015
Why countries that recognize Palestinian statehood turn their backs on Kosova Quartz [Atlantic Media] March 20, 2015
Anti-Islam Law Svet 24 [Slovenia] March 4, 2015
Is Turkey's Erdoğan in Decline? Gatestone Institute March 4, 2015
Schwartz Letter to Financial Times: Countries with a claim to the role Turkey seeks Financial Times [London] February 26, 2015
Famous Communists and Islam First Things Blog February 11, 2015
Diplomatic Malpractice The Weekly Standard February 2, 2015
Mecca For Sale First Things February 2015
Schwartz Letter to Financial Times: Long sentences would give jihadis time to reflect Financial Times [London] January 30, 2015
'Western countries that accept refugees have the right to require loyalty from them' Voice of America Bosnian Service January 16, 2015
Uyghur Human Rights Project calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Ilham Tohti Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association January 13, 2015
Schwartz Letter to Financial Times: Similar Chinese cyber attacks have taken place and are continuing Financial Times [London] December 23, 2014
Who Represents German Muslims? Gatestone Institute December 21, 2014
Germany, Anti-Islam, and Vladimir Putin The Huffington Post December 19, 2014
Radical face of Saudi Wahhabism The Hindu [Chennai, India] November 19, 2014
The Kurds in Turkey and the Fight for Kobani Gatestone Institute October 26, 2014
Jews and Muslims Share A Holy Week The Huffington Post October 6, 2014
Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Makkah Gulf News [Dubai] October 3, 2014
Turkish President Erdoğan's Expansive Ambitions Gatestone Institute September 9, 2014
Curing Wahhabism, The "Syphilis of Islam" Islamidades [Brazil-México] August 18, 2014
Schwartz: The Palestinian War is About Politics, Not Religion Koha Ditore [Prishtina, Kosova] August 3, 2014
Kudos to the Iraqi Kurds The Weekly Standard Blog July 16, 2014
CIP Endorses Uyghur Stand With Chinese Democrats Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association June 2, 2014
German Alevi Muslims Vs. Wahhabis at Macedonian Bektashi Shrine Illyria [New York] May 23, 2014
Schools in East Turkestan Suppress Doppa Festival Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association May 16, 2014
Teaching the Judeo-Spanish Heritage to Chicago Seventh Graders The Huffington Post April 16, 2014
CIP Greetings to People of the Book on Their Holidays CIP April 14, 2014
CIP Endorses Condemnation of Chinese Extrajudicial Killing of Uyghur Youth Abdulbasit Ablimit Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association April 14, 2014
Balkan Lessons The Weekly Standard April 14, 2014
Erdoğan's Twitter Slip on Ukraine - An Affinity for Putin? Gatestone Institute March 31, 2014
Center for Islamic Pluralism Greetings on Sulltan Nevruz Illyria [New York] March 20, 2014
A Specter is Haunting Europe Illyria [New York] March 12, 2014
CIP Posts "Serbia and Albania" by Dimitrije Tucović [1914] Illyria [New York] February 24, 2014
Crimean Tatars in the Ukrainian Revolution CIP February 22, 2014
Greetings to Muslims on Mevlud, 2014 C.E. CIP January 14, 2014
Where is Turkey Going? Gatestone Institute January 3, 2014
Erdoğan's Latest "Morals Enforcement" Gatestone Institute December 3, 2013
On Faik Beg Konica [1876-1942] Illyria [New York] November 28, 2013
On Faik Beg Konica (1876-1942) [.pdf[ Illyria [New York] November 28, 2013
100 Years Since the Beilis Case – and Still Relevant The Weekly Standard Blog November 13, 2013
Eid Al-Adha – Kurban Bayram Greetings A.H. 1434 CIP October 15, 2013
New Islamist Approach to Turks in Germany Gatestone Institute October 11, 2013
The Uyghur Human Rights Project launches new Chinese language website Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association October 9, 2013
Moderate Balkan Muslims Are Targeted By Wahhabis and the Muslim Brotherhood Republika [Macedonia] October 4, 2013
Jews Across the Balkans: History, Society, Culture Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts October 1, 2013
The Myth of Bulgarian Rescue of Jews Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts October 1, 2013
Turkey Protests New Police Aggression Gatestone Institute September 19, 2013
Days of Awe… and Shock CIP September 14, 2013
Albanian Islam, The Best Example of Islam in the World Impakt [Tirana] September 5, 2013
Turkey: Erdoğan's Ergenekon "Victory" Gatestone Institute August 14, 2013
Eid Al-Fitr – Bayram Greetings A.H. 1434 CIP August 8, 2013
CIP Executive Director Schwartz Speaks on Sufi Self-Defense Hudson Institute June 15, 2013
Turkey Rises Against Islamist Rule Gatestone Institute June 5, 2013
Religious persecution can mean political upheaval The Washington Times May 16, 2013
The Real Erdoğan Gatestone Institute May 13, 2013
Britain's Feckless, Two-Faced Approach to Radical Islam Gatestone Institute May 8, 2013
Resistance to Islamist Infiltration Continues in Kosova and Albania The Weekly Standard Blog April 12, 2013
"Moderate" Turkey Gatestone Institute March 6, 2013
Guilty Verdict of Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal on 1971 Atrocities CIP February 11, 2013
Turkey Censors Its TV History? Gatestone Institute February 4, 2013
Greetings for Milad-an-Nabi A.H. 1434 CIP January 23, 2013
Urge China to Immediately Release Information on Nurmemet Yasin's Condition Uyghur Human Rights Project and Uyghur American Association January 2, 2013
Albania's Abstention on Palestine U.N. Vote and the Islamist Response The Weekly Standard Blog December 14, 2012
The World is Full of Hypocrites Panorama [Tirana] December 7, 2012
Fireworks in the Rain The Weekly Standard Blog December 6, 2012
Suggestions for the Arab Gulf Gatestone Institute November 16, 2012
Turkey: Fazıl Say, Composer, Charged with Blasphemy for Tweets Gatestone Institute November 13, 2012
"Taken" 1 and 2: Dissenting opinions Hürriyet Daily News [Istanbul] November 12, 2012
The "Taken" Films: The Bigger Picture Illyria [New York] November 6, 2012
Turkey in the Syrian Crisis: What Next? Gatestone Institute October 26, 2012
Hajj and Eid Al-Adha/Bayram Greetings, A.H. 1433 CIP October 25, 2012
Gülen's False Choice: Silence or Violence Gatestone Institute October 5, 2012
Extremists Establish Foothold in the Balkans Gatestone Institute September 24, 2012
"Neo-Salafi" Fallacies And Muslim Reaction to Insults Against Muhammad Folksmagazine [India] September 20, 2012
The Legacy of September 11, 2001 CIP September 11, 2012
How Radical Islam Infiltrates Kosova The Weekly Standard Blog August 30, 2012
Alawites in Syria and Alevis in Turkey: Crucial Differences Gatestone Institute August 17, 2012
Islam in the Arab Upheaval Social Science Research Network August 5, 2012
Erdoğan's Turkish Government Suppresses Alevi Muslim Minority The Weekly Standard Blog July 18, 2012
Wahhabi Eruption in Troubled Germany Folksmagazine [India] July 4, 2012
Syrian Shoot-Down - And Erdoğan's "Furious" Response Gatestone Institute July 3, 2012
Arab Spring vs. Women's Rights Gatestone Institute June 21, 2012
West must resist urge to act in Syria Toronto Sun June 2, 2012
Arabs, Iranians, and Turks vs. Balkan Muslims The Weekly Standard Blog May 11, 2012
Turks Protest Erdoğan's Re-Islamification Program Gatestone Institute May 2, 2012
Erdoğan the Aesthete Gatestone Institute April 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood Goes to Washington Gatestone Institute April 11, 2012
Erdoğan, Iran, Syrian Alawites, and Turkish Alevis The Weekly Standard Blog March 29, 2012
Islamic Sufism in Response to the Contemporary Global Crisis Sufism and Social Integration, Ed. by Mohammad H. Faghfoory and Golam Dastagir, ABC International Group, 2015 March 20, 2012
Turkish Islamist Regime Set to Condone Massacre Stonegate Institute March 19, 2012
"A Sick Notion of Honor" Stonegate Institute February 6, 2012
Muslim Women I Love Most CIP February 2, 2012
Bosnia Re-Arrests Top Wahhabi Plotter After U.S. Embassy Attacked The Weekly Standard Blog February 1, 2012
Turkish Women Victims of "Permitted" Rape Stonegate Institute January 25, 2012
Kosovar Albanian Arrested in Tampa Terror Scheme The Weekly Standard Blog January 18, 2012
Turkey Leaps Toward Islamist Dictatorship Folksmagazine [India] January 15, 2012
The "Arab Spring" and Turkish Neo-Islamists Folksmagazine [India] December 5, 2011
The influence of Ottoman rule on Albanian political sociology [.pdf] Illyria [New York] November 29, 2011
The influence of Ottoman rule on Albanian political sociology Illyria [New York] November 28, 2011
The Arab Lands From Revolt to Stalemate Folksmagazine [India] November 26, 2011
An Eid Al-Adha Manifesto Folksmagazine [India] November 7, 2011
Islamist Terrorism in Bosnia as Turkish Interference Continues in the Balkans The Weekly Standard Blog November 3, 2011
Erdoğan's Meddling in the Balkans The Weekly Standard Blog October 11, 2011
John L. Esposito: Apologist for Wahhabi Islam American Thinker September 18, 2011
Islamist and Nationalist Radicalism Among German Turks Hudson Institute New York August 2, 2011
How Many Sufis Are There in Islam? The Huffington Post July 20, 2011
The Convert As Missionary Hudson Institute New York July 11, 2011
Iraqi Kurdistan Passes Law Against FGM Hudson Institute New York June 27, 2011
Notes on Sufism as a Social Movement Illyria [New York] May 31-June 13, 2011
Will History Repeat Itself in the Muslim Spring? NewsGram [India] May 21, 2011
Pakistani-American Muslim Clerics and the Taliban Hudson Institute New York May 16, 2011
Geopolitics and Sociology of Islam NewsGram [India] May 13, 2011
The Muslim Spring NewsGram [India] April 23, 2011
Turkish Turmoil The Weekly Standard Blog April 12, 2011
Sufis, Islam, and Democracy NewsGram [India] April 1, 2011
The Last Jewish Sufi Mjesto i Uloga Derviških Redova u Bosni i Hercegovini, Zbornik radova povodom obilježavanja 800 godina od rođenja Džemaluddina Rumija – Oriental Institute of Sarajevo and The Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo, 2011 2011 Collection of Papers
Greetings on Sulltan Nevruz [.pdf] Illyria [New York] March 25, 2011
Greetings for Milad-an-Nabi, AH 1432 CIP March 1, 2011
The New Arab Revolt Hudson Institute New York February 1, 2011
Greetings for Muharram 1432 and Hanukkah 5771 CIP December 1, 2010
Eid al-Adha, A.H. 1431 CIP November 13, 2010
The Heritage of Ottoman Islam in the Balkans Illyria [New York] November 2010
Turkish Islamists: Advocates for Iran, Enemies of Secularists and Minorities Hudson Institute New York September 29, 2010
Turks Pass Constitutional Changes The Weekly Standard Blog September 23, 2010
Turkey's Risky Transition Hudson Institute New York September 2, 2010
Rauf's Radicals The Weekly Standard Blog August 4, 2010
The İ.H.H. in Germany The Weekly Standard Blog July 12, 2010
Turkey Moves East Hudson Institute New York July 9, 2010
Erdoğan, Qaradawi, Ramadan, Hamas, and Obama The Weekly Standard Blog June 3, 2010
Islamist Gülen Movement Runs U.S. Charter Schools American Thinker March 29, 2010
Greetings for Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Holidays CIP December 11, 2009
No to Farouk Hosni at UNESCO Hudson Institute New York September 16, 2009
The real Fethullah Gülen Prospect [London] July 9, 2008
Uyghur American Association on China Uyghur American Association March 28, 2008
Turkey Votes The Daily Standard September 24, 2007
The World's Softest Military Coup: A la Turca Family Security Matters May 30, 2007
The Fort Dix Plot and the Turkish Connection Jewcy May 9, 2007
Turkish Crisis The Daily Standard May 1, 2007
Lawyers of Allah Counterterrorism Watch December 2006
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) The Weekly Standard November 20, 2006
The Economist and Euro-Islam The Daily Standard October 17, 2006
Reductio ad Jihadam Tech Central Station February 17, 2005
Cyprus, the EU and Borderland Theory Tech Central Station July 15, 2004
No More Clash of Civilizations The Weekly Standard April 5, 2004
A Northern Strategy Tech Central Station January 20, 2004
Jihad: The True Belief OpenDemocracy October 13, 2003
CLASSIC CIP: Wahhabi Strain of Islam Faulted The Washington Post June 27, 2003
America Defends Muslims National Review Online February 12, 2003


Book Title Publication Date
Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece
by Devin E. Naar
Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017
Smart Jews: The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence
by Sander L. Gilman
Society February 21, 2017
The Teachings of the Bektashi Sufis [Nauk Bektašijskog Tarikata (In Bosnian)]: The First Bosnian-Language Survey of Bektashism
by Senad Mičijević
Illyria [New York] July 27, 2016
Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World
by Noel Malcolm
The Weekly Standard February 8, 2016
American Apostles: When Evangelicals Entered the World of Islam
by Christine Leigh Heyrman
First Things Blog August 25, 2015
Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice
by Marion Holmes Katz
Middle East Quarterly Winter 2015
Writing Religion: The Making of Turkish Alevi Islam
by Markus Dressler
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2014
Mecca: The Sacred City
by Ziauddin Sardar
The Weekly Standard October 20, 2014
Islam Without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty
by Mustafa Akyol
Middle East Quarterly Summer 2014
The Sufi Journey of Baba Rexheb
by Frances Trix
Middle East Quarterly Spring 2013
Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, from 1453 to the Present
by Brendan Simms
The Weekly Standard May 6, 2013
Sufis in Western Society: Global Networking and Locality
by Edited by Ron Geaves, Markus Dressler, and Gritt Klinkhammer.
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2011
The Crescent and the Eagle: Ottoman Rule, Islam, and the Albanians, 1874-1913
by George Gawrych
Middle East Quarterly Spring 2009
Jews, Turks, Ottomans: A Shared History, Fifteenth through the Twentieth Century
by Avigdor Levy, ed.
Middle East Quarterly Winter 2004
What Went Wrong?
by Bernard Lewis
National Review Online February 23, 2002


Title Publication Date
CIP 2013 Appeal For End-of-Year Donations Announcement December 30, 2013
CIP Publishes Revised Shariah Report on Kindle Announcement January 23, 2013
On Sufism and Wahhabism Announcement May 4, 2010
Turkish Language Publication of Excerpts From CIP Euro-Shariah Study Announcement February 13, 2010

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