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CHRISTINE DOUGLASS-WILLIAMS is a nine-time international award-winning journalist and television producer (including Telly, Videographer, and Omni Awards), conducting over 1,700 live interviews. She is a past federally appointed Director with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation and a former appointee to the Office of Religious Freedom in Foreign Affairs. She also serves as a political advisor.
Christine has authored hundreds of blogs, articles and columns. Her writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Jewish Press, Breaking Israel News, the Middle East Quarterly, FrontPage Magazine, Hudson Institute, among many other venues and the Gatestone International Policy Council, at which she has served on the Board of Governors.
Christine is a daily writer at Jihad Watch, a project of the David Horowitz Freedom Center; and has authored a monograph for the Center For Security Policy in Washington DC as part of its Civilizational Jihad series titled: “Fired by The Canadian Government For Criticizing Islam–Multicultural Canada: a Weak Link for Islamization”.
As a former on-the-beat political and crime news reporter and newsroom editor, Christine has also worked as a regular national columnist and news analyst with Metro News (owned by the Toronto Star). She was also a Senior Advisor to the Hudson Institute in New York.
The Challenge of Modernizing Islam is the first major effort to provide a foundation of understanding and a vision of Islam that is consistent with human rights, equal rights and modernity. Veteran journalist Christine Douglass-Williams interviews the foremost moderate and reformist Muslims in the Western world, including Zuhdi Jasser, Tawfik Hamid, Sheikh Dr. Subhy Mansour, Raheel Raza, Salim Mansur, Qanta Ahmed, and others. She asks them tough questions about how they deal with problematic Qur’an passages, how they intend to get their message across to the Muslim world, and more.
The entire foreign policy and much of the domestic policy of the United States and other Western governments are based on the proposition that the vast majority of Muslims are moderate and peaceful, including those who are emigrating in large numbers to Europe and North America.