New #NPRSource: Ambassador Akbar Ahmed

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February 7, 2015 by sourceoftheweek


Ambassador Akbar Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C. He was the Pakistan High Commissioner (Ambassador) to the UK and Ireland.

Here he is on CCTV America’s “The Heat” discussing why western Muslims are traveling to the Middle East to join militant groups like ISIS.

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