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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.

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

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

forthcoming, Política, Philosophy and Economics

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

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.

Egypt at the Tipping Point ?

Egypt at the Tipping Point ?

In the early 1980s, I lived in Cairo as bureau chief of The Washington Post covering such historic events as the withdrawal of the last Israeli forces from Egyptian territory occupied during the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the assassination of President Anwar Sadat by Islamic fanatics in October 1981.

Roots Of Nationalism In The Muslim World

Roots Of Nationalism In The Muslim World

The Muslim world has been characterised by failure, disunity, bloodshed, oppression and backwardness. At present, no Muslim country in the world can rightly claim to be a leader in any field of human activity.

Islamic Political Culture, Democracia, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, Democracia, and Human Rights

A Comparative Study

Islamist Opposition Parties and the Potential for EU Engagement

Islamist Opposition Parties and the Potential for EU Engagement

In light of the increasing importance of Islamist movements in the Muslim world and the way that radicalisation has influenced global events since the turn of the century, it is important for the EU to evaluate its policies towards actors within what can be loosely termed the ‘Islamic world’.

ISLAMIC RULINGS ON WARFARE

ISLAMIC RULINGS ON WARFARE

The United States no doubt will be involved in the Middle East for many decades. To be sure, settling the Israeli–Palestinian dispute or alleviating poverty could help to stem the tides of Islamic radicalism and anti-American sentiment. But on an ideological level, we must confront a specific interpretation of Islamic law, history,and scripture that is a danger to both the United States and its allies.

THE RISE OF “MUSLIM DEMOCRACY"

THE RISE OF “MUSLIM DEMOCRACY

A specter is haunting the Muslim world. This particular specter is notthe malign and much-discussed spirit of fundamentalist extremism, nor yet the phantom hope known as liberal Islam.

Hamas and political reform in the middle east

Hamas and political reform in the middle east

The lesson of Palestine’s election is that the international community should become more serious and sophisticated about political reform in the middle east, says David Mepham of the Institute for Public Policy Research.

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

An Example of Islamic Fundamentalism and its Effect on the Identity of Modern Islam

 The Political Evolution of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

The Political Evolution of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

Since its early days in Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood has created much controversy, as some argue that the organization advocates violence in the name of Islam .

Parting the Veil

Parting the Veil

Now is no time to give up supporting democracy in the Muslim world. But to do so, the United States must embrace Islamist moderates.

How to Promote Human Rights in Egypt

How to Promote Human Rights in Egypt

The United States’ relationship with Egypt is central toseveral policy challenges facing the new administration inthe Middle East. As the most populous Arab state, Egyptis a major regional power.

Democratization and Islamic Politics:

Democratization and Islamic Politics:

A Study on the Wasat Party in Egypt

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