Sufyan bin Uzayr is the author of 'Sufism: A Brief History.' He writes for several print and online publications, and regularly blogs about issues of contemporary relevance at Political Periscope.

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South Sudan: A ‘Fragile’ Country Ravaged by Famine and War

  • Turkey: Propaganda has Defeated Journalism

  • Muhammad Ali: An American Muslim

  • Russia’s War against Crimean Tartars

  • Remembering the Dayton Accords, 1995

  • South Sudan: Nothing but Violence

  • Can Diplomacy Work in the Middle East?

  • Things are Getting Worse in South Sudan

  • Can Putin Weather a Sliding Ruble?

  • Malala and Nabeela, Two Worlds Apart

  • Discussing American Democracy

  • Scotland’s Failed Referendum in Context

  • Robin Williams and Social Media

  • The Extremism of Buddhism in Myanmar

  • Scottish Independence is Long Overdue

  • Kyrgyzstan’s Moment to Move Past Regional and Ethnic Divides and Realize Unity

  • Will Iraq be Sunni Caliphate or Shiite Imamate?

  • Sudan Poses a Solution to South Sudan’s Instability

  • South Sudan’s fragile Existence

  • Are Muslims Anti-Science?

  • Open Letter to Aung San Suu Kyi

  • Russian Sanctions are a Dead-End

  • Crimea Joins Russia, what International Law Suggests

  • For Sochi’s 20,000+ Muslims, Thanks But No Thanks

  • South Sudan: Growing Pains or a Failed State?

  • Tajikistan Carries On

  • Deep Divisions within Yemen Undercut any Chance at Reconciliation

  • Meet Kamala Khan: Marvel’s Muslim Superhero

  • Is this Rouhani’s Gorbachev Moment?

  • Is an Eastern Europe Spring in the Offering?

  • On Revolutions and Protests

  • Nepal’s Rocky Road

  • Can Nawaz Sharif Save Pakistan?