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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.

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

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,

ROOTS OF MISCONCEPTION

ROOTS OF MISCONCEPTION

EURO-AMERICAN PERCEPTIONS OF ISLAM BEFORE AND AFTER SEPTEMBER 11

Kazi, Ukoloni, Ubaguzi wa rangi?

Kazi, Ukoloni, Ubaguzi wa rangi?

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.

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 miaka, there have been different emphases on how to explain and combat Islamism.

PRECISION IN THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR:

PRECISION IN THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR:

INCITING MUSLIMS THROUGH THE WAR OF IDEAS

EGYPT’S MUSLIM BROTHERS: CONFRONTATION OR INTEGRATION?

EGYPT’S MUSLIM BROTHERS: CONFRONTATION OR INTEGRATION?

The Society of Muslim Brothers’ success in the November-December 2005 elections for the People’s Assembly sent shockwaves through Egypt’s political system. In response, the regime cracked down on the movement, harassed other potential rivals and reversed its fledging reform process.

Iraq and the Future of Political Islam

Iraq and the Future of Political Islam

Sixty-five years ago one of the greatest scholars of modern Islam asked the simple question, “whither Islam?, where was the Islamic world going? It was a time of intense turmoil in both the Western and Muslim worlds – the demise of imperialism and crystallisation of a new state system outside Europe; the creation and testing of the neo- Wilsonian world order in the League of Nations; the emergence of European Fascism.

Islam and Democracy

Islam and Democracy

If one reads the press or listens to commentators on international affairs, it is often said – and even more often implied but not said – that Islam is not compatible with democracy

Utawala wa changamoto, Ukoloni, na Disunity: Siasa ya Kiislamu ya Kurekebisha Harakati ya Afghani al-na Rida

Utawala wa changamoto, Ukoloni, na Disunity: Siasa ya Kiislamu ya Kurekebisha Harakati ya Afghani al-na Rida

The decline of the Muslim world preceded European colonization of most Muslim lands in the last quarter of the nineteenth century and the first quarter of the twentieth century. In particular, the Ottoman Empire’s power and world status had been deteriorating since the seventeenth century.

A Muslim Archipelago

A Muslim Archipelago

Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia

Democracy in Islamic Political Thought

Democracy in Islamic Political Thought

Democracy has preoccupied Arab political thinkers since the dawn of the modern Arab renaissance about two centuries ago. Since then, the concept of democracy has changed and developed under the influence of a variety of social and political developments.

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