Other Editorials and papers by Dr. Charles McDaniel:
Click here to read the editorial "Winning Hearts and Minds"
Click here to read the editorial "Shariah and Consitution: Twin Pillars for Islam?"
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Constitutional Developments in Iraq and Afghanistan
Harvard law professor Noah Feldman served as an advisor to the State Department in the drafting of the Afghan constitution. In an interview, Feldman describes the "experiments" underway in Iraq and Afghanistan to develop systems that combine shariah and secular law to be administered by a coalition of Islamic and secular judges. Feldman provides an interesting perspective on the quest to legitimize these hybrid shariah/constitutional systems.