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ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

THE AUDACITY OF A COMMON GROUND?

Islamic Political Culture, Democracy, and Human Rights

La culture islamique politiques, Démocratie, et droits de l'homme

It has been argued that Islam facilitates authoritarianism, contradicts the values of Western societies, and significantly affects important political outcomes in Muslim nations. Consequently, scholars, commentators, and government officials frequently point to ‘‘Islamic fundamentalism’’ as the next ideological threat to liberal democracies.

PRECISION IN THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR:

PRECISION IN THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR:

INCITING MUSLIMS THROUGH THE WAR OF IDEAS

Islamist Opposition Parties and the Potential for EU Engagement

Islamist Opposition Parties and the Potential for EU Engagement

In light of the increasing importance of Islamist movements in the Muslim world and the way that radicalisation has influenced global events since the turn of the century, it is important for the EU to evaluate its policies towards actors within what can be loosely termed the ‘Islamic world’.

Political Islam in the Middle East

L'islam politique au Moyen-Orient

This report provides an introduction to selected aspects of the phenomenon commonly referred to as “political Islam”. The report gives special emphasis to the Middle East, in particular the Levantine countries, and outlines two aspects of the Islamist movement that may be considered polar opposites: democracy and political violence.

STRATEGIES FOR ENGAGING POLITICAL ISLAM

STRATEGIES FOR ENGAGING POLITICAL ISLAM

Political Islam is the single most active political force in the Middle East today. Its future is intimately tied to that of the region. If the United States and the European Union are committed to supporting political reform in the region.

Islamist Parties : participation without power

Les partis islamistes : participation without power

Over the last two decades, social and political movements grounding their ideologies in references to Islam have sought to become legal political parties in many countries of the Middle East and North Africa.

ISLAMIST MOVEMENTS AND THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS IN THE ARAB WORLD: Exploring the Gray Zones

ISLAMIST MOVEMENTS AND THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS IN THE ARAB WORLD: Exploring the Gray Zones

During the last decade, Islamist movements have established themselves as major political players in the Middle East. Together with the governments, Islamist movements, moderate as well as radical, will determine how the politics of the region unfold in the foreseeable future.

ISLAMIST RADICALISATION

ISLAMIST RADICALISATION

THE CHALLENGE FOR EURO-MEDITERRANEAN RELATION

Political Islam and European Foreign Policy

Political Islam and European Foreign Policy

PERSPECTIVES FROM MUSLIM DEMOCRATS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

Islamist Parties , ARE THEY DEMOCRATS? DOES it matter ?

Les partis islamistes , ARE THEY DEMOCRATS? DOES it matter ?

Driven by a sense that “the Islamists are coming,” journalists and policy makers have been engaged of late in fevered speculation over whether Islamist parties such as Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood (MB) or Palestine’s Hamas really believe in democracy.

Counter Transformations in the Center and Periphery of Turkish Society and the Rise of the Justice and Development Party

Counter Transformations in the Center and Periphery of Turkish Society and the Rise of the Justice and Development Party

The election results on November 3, 2002, which brought the Justice and Development Party into power, shocked many, but for varying reasons. Afterwards, some became more hopeful about future of their country, while others became even more doubtful and anxious, since for them the “republican regime” came under threat.

Turkey and the EU: A Survey on Turkish MPs’ EU Vision

Turkey and the EU: A Survey on Turkish MPs’ EU Vision

Even though Turkey’s dream for being a member of European Union (EU) dates back to late 1950s, it can be said that this process has gained its momentum since the governing period of Justice and Development Party, which is shortly called AK party or AKP in Turkish.

zealous democrats : ISLAMISM AND DEMOCRACY IN EGYPT, INDONESIA AND TURKEY

zealous democrats : ISLAMISM AND DEMOCRACY IN EGYPT, INDONESIA AND TURKEY

The fear of Islamists coming to power through elections has long been an obstacle to democratisation in authoritarian states of the Muslim world. Islamists have been, and continue to be, the best organised and most credible opposition movements in many of these countries.

Success of Turkey’s AK Party must not dilute worries over Arab Islamists

Success of Turkey’s AK Party must not dilute worries over Arab Islamists

It has been unsurprising that since Abdullah Gul became president of Turkey on 27 August that much misguided analyses has been wasted on howIslamistscan pass the democracy test.

Claiming the Center: Political Islam in Transition

Claiming the Center: Political Islam in Transition

In the 1990s political Islam, what some callIslamic fundamentalism,” remains a major presence in government and in oppositional politics from North Africa to Southeast Asia. Political Islam in power and in politics has raised many issues and questions: “Is Islam antithetical to modernization?

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