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Quick to the Rescue: Humanitarian Intervention in Libya

Tthe decision-making process that guided resolution 1973 was based on national interests, realpolitik calculations, geo-strategic considerations, and domestic politics.

Interview – H.A. Hellyer

Interview – H.A. Hellyer

Dr H.A. Hellyer answers questions on contemporary Islamist politics, relations between European states and their Muslim populations, and the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Interview – Sarah Chayes

Interview – Sarah Chayes

Sarah Chayes discusses her research into state corruption, explains its links to issues of conflict and revolution, and reflects on the US invasion of Afghanistan.

Interview – Fawaz A. Gerges

Interview – Fawaz A. Gerges

Professor Gerges discusses Islam and nationalism, the way the Muslim Brotherhood contributed to radicalisation, and explains grassroots activism after the Arab Spring.

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam, Islamic State/ISIS, and challenges common understandings on the issue of Islam and democracy.

Political Islam and Arab Civil Society

Political Islam and Arab Civil Society

Political Islam is a term that is often used amongst circles of academics and policymakers, but its complexity is seldom acknowledged or understood – especially post 2011.

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam and provides an assessment of ISIS/ISIL in order to challenge common understandings of Islam and democracy.

Islamic State, the Arab Spring, and the Disenchantment with Political Islam

Islamic State, the Arab Spring, and the Disenchantment with Political Islam

Political Islam’s national and regional foundations have already been eroded. In the long term, its parties will likely become just one political party among others.

Egypt’s Failed Transition to Democracy: Was Political Culture a Major Factor?

Egypt’s Failed Transition to Democracy: Was Political Culture a Major Factor?

Why did Egypt miss the chance to build democratic governance? What does the astonishing popularity of another military strongman tell us about Egyptian politics?

Can a Federal State Solve Yemen’s Problems?

Can a Federal State Solve Yemen’s Problems?

Yemen’s version of federalism appears aimed at taming the aspirations of the southern movement and Ansar Allah in the north rather than incorporating them into politics.

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