Lahcen, 41, prays in his home during Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, in Paris (REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal).

Opinion

France's False Choice: Can Liberal Societies Come to Terms with Religious Illiberalism?

January 28, 2015, Shadi Hamid

Shadi Hamid argues that imposing liberal values on European Muslims will not resolve the fundamental cultural and religious divides between Westerners and Muslim communities. Instead, Hamid proposes that Western governments recalibrate their response to acts of terrorism to better accommodate Muslim religious identities.

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