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There is an ongoing debate about whether Islam is compatible with democracy. There are two ways to look at this question. The first one is by asking if... more
Yasser Harrak
In shaping the Islamist ideology, the past plays the kernel role. Saying this leads us to ask: which past plays such a role? How examplary was this past?  ... more
Yasser Harrak
Mohammed Ayoub
Colonialism have had a great impact on Muslims, leaders and communities, and on Islam as well. Although the impact of colonialism posed a challenge to Muslims... more
Yasser Harrak
Jonathan Berkey
Sami Zubaida
Sayyid Qutb
Saad Zaghloul
Defining Islamism It is hard to find a reasonable degree of distinctness in the definition of Islamism and Islam.  Common definitions say Islamism is a faith,... more
International Relations
Middle East
Robert Splenger
Rachid Ghannouchi