Karl F. Inderfurth

Column: U.S. – Islamic relations not predetermined

The following is an excerpt from Ambassador Inderfurth’s opening comments given at a Town Hall meeting on U.S.-Islamic relations in the Elliott School of International Affairs last Friday. As a former practitioner in international affairs and now as a professor here at the Elliott School, I would like to begin with several policy prescriptions for […]

Op-Ed: Three cheers for UNC – and intellectual inquiry

As a former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs in the Clinton Administration (1997-2001), and now a member of the Elliott School faculty, I believe the University of North Carolina should be congratulated for its decision to ask its incoming freshman to read Approaching the Qur’an: The Early Revelations – and for standing […]