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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.

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.

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,

Reforma Islâmica

Reforma Islâmica

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

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.

ISLAM AND THE RULE OF LAW

ISLAM AND THE RULE OF LAW

BETWEEN SHARIA AND SECULARIZATION

Islamic Political Culture, Democracia, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, Democracia, 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.

PRECISION IN THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR:

PRECISION IN THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR:

INCITING MUSLIMS THROUGH THE WAR OF IDEAS

DEBATING DEMOCRACY IN THE ARAB WORLD

DEBATING DEMOCRACY IN THE ARAB WORLD

Western scholars define democracy a method for protecting individuals’ civil and political rights. It provides for freedom of speech, press, fé, opinion, ownership, and assembly, as well as the right to vote, nominate and seek public office.

Democracia, Elections and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood

Democracia, Elections and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood

The American-led Middle East reform and democratization campaign of the last two years has helped shape a new political reality in Egypt.

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.

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