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Engaging Political Islam to Promote Democracy

Engaging Political Islam to Promote Democracy

Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, Americans have struggled toarticulate an overarching, long-term strategy for fighting religious extremism and terror in the Middle East.

INDONESIA'S ELECTIONS

INDONESIA’S ELECTIONS

[Translate] Bernhard Platzdasch AS INDONESIA gears up for its elections next April, making sense of developments can be a challenge. Take, zum Beispiel, the latest election forecasts. In a recent opinion poll, the Indonesian Survey Institute named President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s DemocratsParty (PD) as the leading contender with an approval rating of 16.8 per cent. The party was […]

Islam and Democracy

Islam and Democracy

Islam in politics has been asserted in many countries in the Muslim world through democratic elections. Islamist parties have gained varying degreesof political power in Turkey, Ägypten, Libanon, and the occupied Palestinian territories, and have widespread influence in Morocco and Jordan.

Egyptian Politics 2006

Egyptian Politics 2006

Democratic Mobilisation Wanes and the ‘Hereditary’ Political Succession Scenario Becomes Consolidated .

Escalation in the Middle East: a lasting damage to peace and democracy

Escalation in the Middle East: a lasting damage to peace and democracy

The rapid and dangerous escalation of war operations in the Middle East has resulted in a very significant loss of life among Lebanese, Palestinians and Israelis, and serious damage to civilian infrastructures .

The History of the Muslim Brotherhood

The History of the Muslim Brotherhood

The Political, Social and Economic Transformation of the Arab Republic of Egypt

Forcing Choices

Forcing Choices

Testing the Transformation of Hamas

To Be A Muslim

To Be A Muslim

Fathi Yakan

The Brotherhood’s Dilemma

The Brotherhood’s Dilemma

The question of the Muslim Brotherhood’s (MB) real attitudes toward democracy has rarely been of more
intense interest to American foreign policy.

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