Salim Mansur

Salim Mansur

Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario Canada. He is a writer for the London Free Press, the Toronto Sun, ProudToBeCanadian.ca, and numerous publications including National Review, the Middle East Forum and Frontpagemag. He often presents analysis on the Muslim world, Islam, South Asia, Middle East.

19 June 2006
The beast within Islam has been prowling for a very long time. Islam as religion was also a civilizing force in Arabia as it brought for a while some discipline to its native population, the Bedouins of the desert. But the Bedouins are, Ibn Khaldun wrote, “a savage nation, fully accustomed to savagery and the things that cause it… Such a natural dispositio […].