WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy, but offered no specifics about America's place in the world.
The billionaire businessman and reality television star - the first president who had never held political office or high military rank - promised to stir a "new national pride" and protect America from the "ravages" of countries he says have stolen US jobs.
However, China still sells considerably more to the United States than it buys, resulting in a trade deficit in goods amounted to 9 billion through the first 10 months of 2016.
These differences in varieties of Islamic understanding and practice also reflect Muslim scholars’ long tradition of recognizing the diversity of peoples and circumstances and the opinions that should reflect that reality of diversity as well as of our shared humanity. In other words, we do not speak for or on behalf of all Muslims. There are new realities and issues that are specific to the time and place experienced by American Muslims today, who are the main focus of ING’s work.
In most cases, however, the views of these scholars probably reflect the views of the majority of Sunni Muslims in the U. These issues cannot always be addressed by the laws of past eras or different cultures in Asia or Africa.
These Muslim communities likewise have a variety of cultures and histories and live in varied social, cultural, and political circumstances, all producing significant variety in the way that they understand and live out Islam.
In addition, there are various sects among Muslims, most notably Sunni and Shi’a, as well as various groups within each major sect.
ING has been delivering educational presentations about Muslims and their faith for over two decades.