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Part 2: Islam, Democracy and Pluralism: Modernity in an Age of Arab Power Politics

What is the potential for democracy in the Arab-Muslim World? This is the preeminent question that will dominate the Middle East for decades to come. The current civil wars raging in Syria, Iraq, Libya, and Yemen will shape new political borders of the Middle East. These countries mark the frontiers for the development of new […]

Antiquity Rising: Political Islam And The New Battle Grounds Of Religion Vs. Secularism

Religion and Politics in a Changing International Order The balance between the role of religion in the construction of political authority has plagued not only contemporary society, but through the dawn of development in ancient society. The ideological doctrines of international relations and religion are irrevocably intertwined as competing entities and have historically been in […]