Nilay Saiya

Nilay Saiya is associate professor of public policy and global affairs at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He is author of Weapon of Peace: How Religious Liberty Combats Terrorism (2018) and The Global Politics of Jesus: A Christian Case for Church-State Separation (2022).

Articles by Nilay Saiya:

April 2021, Volume 32, Issue 2

Why Freedom Defeats Terrorism

Far from being a vulnerability in the struggle against terrorism, democratic freedoms are key to empowering moderate voices and depriving terrorists of popular support.