From 'America Abroad,' an examination of the friction between Muslim immigrants and Western society.
Ray Suarez looks at multiculturalism in Holland and the challenge of reconciling Islam and a Dutch identity. Guests include former Dutch Parliamentarian Ayaan Hirsi Ali; Ahmed Marcouch, Mayor of Slotervaart; Farhad Golyardi, editor of the journal "Eutopia"; Dr. Paul Cliteur, Professor of Jurisprudence at Leiden University; Dr. Han Entzinger, Professor of Migration and Integration Studies at Erasmus University; Mohammed Cheppih, Chairman of Academica Islamica and founder of Amsterdam’s Polder Mosque; Fatima Lamkharrat, a social worker at SONOR, a social service agency in Rotterdam; and others.
Elizabeth Arnold looks at how Muslim immigrants in Chicago and the Boston area are fitting into American society. Guests include Dr. Peter Skerry, Professor of Political Science at Boston College; Bilal Kaleem, Executive Director of the Boston Chapter of the Muslim American Society; Dr. Eboo Patel, Founder of the Interfaith Youth Corps; and Dr. Aminah McCloud, Professor of Islamic Studies at DePaul University; and others.
Ray Suarez moderates a roundtable discussion comparing the experience of Muslim immigrants in the US and Europe and assessing the risk of Europe’s radicalism spreading to the US. Panelists are Dr. Shireen Hunter, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University; Dr. Amaney Jamal, Assistant Professor of Politics at Princeton University; and Dr. Robert Leiken, Director of the Immigration and National Security Program at The Nixon Center and author of the forthcoming book, "Europe’s Angry Muslims."
Hosted by a team of prominent news broadcasters that includes Ray Suarez, Marvin Kalb, Steve Roberts, Garrick Utley, and Margaret Warner, "America Abroad" examines key issues in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.