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The cartoon controversy | Cathy Young

Tradition vs. modernity

By Cathy Young
February 13, 2006

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AS THE DANISH cartoons satirizing Mohammed continue to cause violent protests throughout the Muslim world, and Western newspapers grapple with the issue of whether to publish the offending cartoons, many people are asking what this incident says about the ability of Islam, at least in its current state, to coexist with modern democratic civilization and its cherished freedoms. That is ... (Full article: 784 words)

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