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ISLAMIST RADICALISATION

ISLAMIST RADICALISATION

THE CHALLENGE FOR EURO-MEDITERRANEAN RELATION

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

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

[Translate] 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

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.

POLICY AND PRACTICE NOTES

POLICY AND PRACTICE NOTES

Today, virtually every government wants to be seen as a democracy, but many resist allowing the basic human rights that would make democracy meaningful because that might jeopardize their grasp on power.

From Rebel Movement to Political Party

From Rebel Movement to Political Party

The Case of the Islamic Resistance Movement

AN INQUIRY INTO A WESTERN FEAR

AN INQUIRY INTO A WESTERN FEAR

f one can point to an overarching characteristic of our time, concern with justice would surely be
near the top of the list. Never in the history of man has there been such a quest for justice, a quest
pursued by both individuals and groups in all walks of life and around the world.

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 Syrian Opposition

The Syrian Opposition

For decades, U.S. policy toward Syria has been single-mindedly focused on Syria’s president, Hafiz al-Asad, from 1970 to 2000, followed by his son Bashar.

Resolving America’s Islamist Dilemma

Resolving America’s Islamist Dilemma

Lessons from South and Southeast Asia

International Consultation of Muslim Intellectuals on Islam & Politics

International Consultation of Muslim Intellectuals on Islam & Politics

This two-day discussion brought together experts and scholars from Bangladesh, Egypt, India,Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sudan and Sri Lanka representing academia,non-governmental organizations and think tanks. Among the participants were a number of former government officials and one sitting legislator.

Political Transitions in the Arab World

Political Transitions in the Arab World

The year 2007 marked the end of a brief interval of political liberalization in the Arab world which began shortly after the occupation of Iraq and which resulted primarily from external pressures on Arab regimes to reform and democratize.

Challenges to Democracy in the Arab and Muslim World

Challenges to Democracy in the Arab and Muslim World

President Bush’s notions that democratizing Iraq will have a ripple effect on the rest ofthe Arab world, bringing prosperity and peace to the region, and that democracy is the panaceafor Islamic terrorism are unsubstantiated as well as grossly misleading.

Civil society and Democratization in the Arab World

Civil society and Democratization in the Arab World

Different researches about Civil society and Democratization in the Arab World

COMPARING THREE MUSLIM BROTHERHOODS: SYRIA, JORDAN, EGYPT

COMPARING THREE MUSLIM BROTHERHOODS: SYRIA, JORDAN, EGYPT

The banner of the Islamist revolution in the Middle East today has largely passed to groups sponsored by or derived from the Muslim Brotherhood.

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