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In 2011, Egypt will receive $5 million less from America for the promotion of democracy than it did the previous year. CIDT's Jayson Casper examines America's motivation for its continued involvement in Egypt, for the better and the worse. 
CIDT’s Jayson Casper experiences his first Easter in Egypt
CIDT’s Jayson Casper writes about his experiences in Coptic Orthodoxy, offering his reflections on what he has learned as he hears of the miracles of Coptic saints.
On January 4, 2010 Cornelis Hulsman and Jayson Casper visited the JaffaCenter to discuss the topic of reconciliation sessions with its director and editor, Dr. Rifcat Ahmad. Dr. Ahmad received us warmly and provided us valuable perspective on the issue. The following is a summary of our discussion...
 The study of the ways culture and religion impact one another is a topic of great interest not only to me on a personal level, but also to CIDT as an organization devoted to the promotion of intercultural dialogue. A highlight of this issue of Arab-West Report is the brace of articles written by...
the following is a speech given by Jayson Casper marking Jielis van Baalen leaving the office on April 1, 2010.
Jayson Casper considers two contrasting and controversial views on Islam; those of Imām Faysal ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf and Shaykh Ahmad al-Sāyih. While Imām Faysa's controversy lies in his questioning of the cultural sources of Islam,  Shaykh Ahmad is more concerned with questioning the religious sources of...
Jayson Casper attends a talk given in Zamalek, Cairo by Imām Faisal ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf, an American Islamic scholar who calls for adherents to Islam to adapt to the culture of their home nation.
Jayson Casper recently interviewed Father Basilius from the Coptic Orthodox Church on the role of monasticism in the church. He asked him specifically about issues related to the Monastery of Abū Fānā which was at the heart of a dispute last year with local Arab communities.
CIDT’s Jayson Casper reports on a panel discussion held at the JaffaCenter entitled The Fatimid State: Protecting the Holy Places of Mecca and Jerusalem”.


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