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The Arab Tomorrow

The Arab Tomorrow

The Arab world today is ruled by contradiction. Turmoil and stagnation prevail, as colossal wealth and hypermodern cities collide with mass illiteracy and rage-filled imams. In this new diversity may lie disaster, or the makings of a better Arab future.

Islam and the Making of State Power

Islam and the Making of State Power

In 1979 General Muhammad Zia ul-Haq, the military ruler of Pakistan, declared that Pakistan would become an Islamic state. Islamic values and norms would serve as the foundation of national identity, law, economy, and social relations, and would inspire all policy making.

FEMINISM BETWEEN SECULARISM AND ISLAMISM: THE CASE OF PALESTINE

FEMINISM BETWEEN SECULARISM AND ISLAMISM: THE CASE OF PALESTINE

West Bank and Gaza

ISLAMIST WOMEN’S ACTIVISM IN OCCUPIED PALESTINE

ISLAMIST WOMEN’S ACTIVISM IN OCCUPIED PALESTINE

Interview with Sameera Al-Halayka

IRANIAN WOMEN AFTER THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION

IRANIAN WOMEN AFTER THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION

More than thirty years have passed since the triumph of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, yet there remain a number of questions and ambiguities about the way the Islamic Republic and its laws deal with contemporary problems and current circumstances, particularly with regard to women and women’s rights.

smearcasting: How Islamophobes spread fear, bigotry and misinformation

smearcasting: How Islamophobes spread fear, bigotry and misinformation

A remarkable thing happened at the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) nominations in February 2007: The normally highbrow and tolerant group nominated for best book in the field of criticism a book widely viewed as denigrating an entire religious group.

The Totalitarianism of Jihadist Islamism and its Challenge to Europe and to Islam

The Totalitarianism of Jihadist Islamism and its Challenge to Europe and to Islam

When reading the majority of texts that comprise the vast literature that has been published by self-proclaimed pundits on political Islam, it is easy to miss the fact that a new movement has arisen.

Ισλάμ, Political Islam and America

Ισλάμ, 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,

Liberal Democracy and Political Islam: the Search for Common Ground.

Liberal Democracy and Political Islam: the Search for Common Ground.

forthcoming, Πολιτική, Philosophy and Economics

The Principle of Movement in the Structure of Islam

The Principle of Movement in the Structure of Islam

As a cultural movement Islam rejects the old static view of the universe, and reaches a dynamic view. As an emotional system of unification it recognizes the worth of the individual as such, and rejects bloodrelationship as a basis of human unity.

Ισλαμική Μεταρρύθμιση

Ισλαμική Μεταρρύθμιση

Exposing the Battle for Hearts and Minds

ROOTS OF MISCONCEPTION

ROOTS OF MISCONCEPTION

EURO-AMERICAN PERCEPTIONS OF ISLAM BEFORE AND AFTER SEPTEMBER 11

Islam in the West

Islam in the West

From Immigration to Global Islam

Κατοχή, Αποικιοκρατία, Πολιτική φυλετικού διαχωρισμού?

Κατοχή, Αποικιοκρατία, Πολιτική φυλετικού διαχωρισμού?

A re-assessment of Israel’s practices in the occupied Palestinian territories under international law

ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

THE AUDACITY OF A COMMON GROUND?

US Hamas policy blocks Middle East peace

US Hamas policy blocks Middle East peace

Failed bilateral talks over these past 16 years have shown that a Middle East peace accord can never be reached by the parties themselves.

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