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The Muslim Brotherhood Faultline in Saudi-Qatari Relations Domestic Divisions and
The Muslim Brotherhood Faultline in Saudi-Qatari Relations: Domestic Divisions and Regional Rivalry

The commentary argues the Saudi-Qatari tensions lie in conflicting perspectives about the role of political Islam within...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Surveilling and Criminalizing Austrian Muslims The Case of Political Islam
Surveilling and Criminalizing Austrian Muslims: The Case of ‘Political Islam’

In this commentary, I deal with how the governing conservative Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) managed successfully to...

Monday, June 21, 2021

Editor's Note Fall 2020
Editor's Note | Fall 2020

This issue of Insight Turkey focuses on underscoring both promises of internal reconstruction and challenges fueled by...

Friday, November 27, 2020

The UAE s Disruptive Policy in Libya
The UAE’s Disruptive Policy in Libya

In the last decade, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has emerged as a leading counter-revolutionary force in the Middle...

Friday, November 27, 2020

Muslim Democratic Parties in Turkey Egypt and Morocco An Economic
Muslim Democratic Parties in Turkey, Egypt, and Morocco: An Economic Explanation

The recent emergence of Muslim democratic parties such as AKP in Turkey and PJD in Morocco draws attention to the...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Islam and Democracy in Indonesia
Islam and Democracy in Indonesia

Islam and democracy are said to be in a relationship fraught with problems as the former, allegedly, does not allow...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Türkiye de Siyasal Katılım Tek Partiden AK Parti ye Siyasal
Türkiye’de Siyasal Katılım, Tek Partiden AK Parti’ye Siyasal İslam ve Demokrasi Tartışmaları

There are many institutions playing a role in weaving the ideals of democracy into Turkey’s social fabric. Many political...

Thursday, July 1, 2010

The AKP Model and Tunisia s al-Nahda From Convergence to
The “AKP Model” and Tunisia’s al-Nahda: From Convergence to Competition?

More than a year after the start of the Tunisian and Egyptian revolts, the question of how political Islam will return to...

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Egypt s Democratic Experiment Challenges to a Positive Trajectory
Egypt’s Democratic Experiment: Challenges to a Positive Trajectory

As Egypt charts a path to democracy, it confronts the legacy of 60 years of dictatorship. President Morsi faces an ongoing...

Monday, April 1, 2013

Prisoners of Ourselves Totalitarianism in Everyday Life amp Turkey and
Prisoners of Ourselves: Totalitarianism in Everyday Life & Turkey and the Dilemma of EU Accession & Towards a Social History of Modern Turkey: Essays in Theory and Practice

ALTHOUGH written from a variety of perspectives at different points in history, all three books reviewed here offer...

Monday, July 1, 2013

Military Political Islam and the Future of Democracy in Egypt
Military, Political Islam, and the Future of Democracy in Egypt

Egypt’s democratization efforts require domestic and international considerations: Domestically, the country must focus on...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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