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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.

Resolving America’s Islamist Dilemma: Lessons from South and Southeast Asia

Resolving America’s Islamist Dilemma: Lessons from South and Southeast Asia

EUA. efforts to promote democracy in the Middle East have long been paralyzed by the “Islamist dilemma”: in theory, we want democracy, but, in practice, fear that Islamist parties will be the prime beneficiaries of any political opening.

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.

Assessing the Islamist mainstream in Egypt and Malaysia

Assessing the Islamist mainstream in Egypt and Malaysia

International networks of Islamic ‘terrorism’ have served as themost popular explanation to describe the phenomenon of political Islam sincethe 11 September attacks.

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