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Good news in the Islamic world, 2008

posted by Aziz Poonawalla

It is easy to focus on the negative, but sometimes it is important to remind ourselves of the good news for a change. To that end, Juan Cole has compiled a list of ten good news stories from the Islamic world that we all should take a moment to remind ourselves of. There’s plenty to decry in the world at large, but we need to remind ourselves that there was much to celebrate, as well.

I think we do need to add some kudos for President Bush to that list, as well – especially for his legacy in Africa.



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