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Islam, Political Islam and America

Islam, Political Islam and America

“there is no chance of communicating with any U.S. administration so long as the United States maintains its long-standing view of Islam as a real danger,

ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

THE AUDACITY OF A COMMON GROUND?

Islamism revisited

Islamism revisited

There is a political and security crisis surrounding what is referred to as Islamism, a crisis whose antecedents long precede 9/11. Over the past 25 years, there have been different emphases on how to explain and combat Islamism.

Islamic Political Culture, демократија, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, демократија, and Human Rights

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.

Islamic Political Culture, демократија, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, демократија, and Human Rights

It has been argued that Islam facilitates authoritarianism, contradicts the values of Western societies, and significantly affects important political outcomes in Muslim nations. v

Islamic Political Culture, демократија, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, демократија, and Human Rights

A Comparative Study

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

Political Islam in the Middle East

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 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.

ISLAM, ISLAMISTS, AND THE ELECTORAL PRINCIPLE I N THE MIDDLE EAST

ISLAM, ISLAMISTS, AND THE ELECTORAL PRINCIPLE I N THE MIDDLE EAST

[Преведете] James Piscatori For an idea whose time has supposedly come, ÒdemocracyÓ masks an astonishing number of unanswered questions and, in the Muslim world, has generated a remarkable amount of heat. Is it a culturally specific term, reflecting Western European experiences over several centuries? Do non-Western societies possess their own standards of participation and accountabilityÑand […]

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 ?

Islamist Parties , 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.

The Moderate Muslim Brotherhood

The Moderate Muslim Brotherhood

friend or foe?

Energizing US-Syria Relations: Leveraging Ancillary Diplomatic Vehicles

Energizing US-Syria Relations: Leveraging Ancillary Diplomatic Vehicles

The prospect for greater stability in the Middle East largely hinges on the ability to bring Syria into diplomatic and security discussions as a productive stakeholder, necessitating a thaw in the less than normal state of U.S. – Syrian relations.

From Rebel Movement to Political Party

From Rebel Movement to Political Party

The Case of the Islamic Resistance Movement

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