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Hassan al-Banna: A Starting Point for Contemporary Islamic Fundamentalism

Al-Banna’s ideas of Islam’s superiority, of his conception of Islam to others, and the monopoly of the absolute truth are the first steps to judge Others as unbelievers.

The Dilemma of Middle Eastern Democracy

The Dilemma of Middle Eastern Democracy

The seemingly infertile soil for democracy in the Middle East can be better understood by primarily examining the hindering role of the coercive apparatus in the region.

What is Islamic Democracy? The Three Cs of Islamic Governance

What is Islamic Democracy? The Three Cs of Islamic Governance

Democracy is inherent to Islamic values and Islamic historical experience. 
Muslims must revisit their sources and re-understand them without a bias against things.

Trends in Muslim Political Thought: Redefining Islam in the Socio-Political Context

Trends in Muslim Political Thought: Redefining Islam in the Socio-Political Context

Since the second half of the 20th century, Islam has been reasserted as a socio-political force across the Muslim world. The past few decades have seen Islamist parties win elections in a number of Muslim countries, including Algeria, Palestine, and Turkey, and form the strongest opposition to Western-aligned ruling regimes in a host of others.

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