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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (2): 16–18.
Published: 01 June 2010
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 March 2013
... inside Syria would push Maliki into a deeper embrace of Iran, convinced he needed his Shiite neighbor’s treacherous involvement as a check on Sunni competitors in Iraq and their supporters in Saudi Arabia and Turkey. In short, the reign of Maliki is an object lesson to other nascent Islamist leaders...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 59–69.
Published: 01 June 2014
... traditionalist views of Egypt have been offered as a clear distinction from the Islamist project of social engineering along religious lines. The personally pious Sisi has explicitly rejected the notion of a religious state and has chided the immoderate vein of contemporary Islamist thought. Sisi has even argued...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 1–14.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... This decontex- ical Islam.1 There is, however, one widely tualizing of Islam allows Islamists in theory shared ingredient in the mix referred to as to ignore the social, economic, and political political Islam that may be responsible for milieus within which Muslim communities projecting a...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 59–67.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and state power ical Islamist regime of the Taliban. In the produces a political culture that can neither shantytowns of the West Bank and the im­ accommodate pluralism nor tolerate dissent. poverished urban centers of Pakistan, angry Iran’s Muslim revolutionaries reinforced crowds celebrated...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2000
... preeminent threat to mixing religion and politics. Ecevit’s re­ “modern” civilization and Western values. marks echoed statements by the General From Afghanistan to Algeria, Islamist move­ Staff that even more pointedly blamed the ments have typically flourished in societies moderately Islamist Virtue...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 47–55.
Published: 01 June 2018
... a banned Sufi order, Kısakürek refashioned himself as an Islamist thinker. In Büyük Doğu (The Great East), the political magazine he founded in 1943, Kısakürek diagnosed Marxism and capitalism as the chief causes of Turkey’s ills. He wrote editorials recommending that Islamists seize power...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 64–66.
Published: 01 June 2016
... that it has given rise to this porno-Islamism that is found in the speeches of Islamist preachers, who use it to recruit their followers: descriptions of a paradise that is closer to a brothel than to any sort of reward for pious men, fantasies of virgins for suicide bombers, war against the body in...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 101–112.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Corniche and stroll the glittering avenues. Barely 600 miles down the coast, in Algiers, the dark Islamist forces unleashed by the civil war still linger. But in “Casa,” there are bright lights and freedom. These visitors to Morocco are fully prepared to invest their trust in“M6”—Mohammed VI, the gentle...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Times and World Policy Journal contributor, joins Reuters’ Raheem Salman to provide a groundbreaking profile of Iraq’s prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki—and the potentially malevolent prototype he represents for post-Arab Spring Islamist leaders. In a special roundtable, award-winning author and...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 78–84.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., gave the Islamists considerable free­ The government changes its moral tone not dom to organize themselves after years of 78 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • SUMMER 2004 clandestine activity in the hope that this held by the NDP, 8 percent are held by inde­ would...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 65–70.
Published: 01 March 2000
... provided the Pressured by the rise of the Islamists in the necessary leadership for an orderly transition early 1990s, the king cautiously began to when Hassan II died last summer. None of liberalize his regime but could not relin­ the dire predictions materialized. The mili­ quish his absolute...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 March 2002
... issued his “fatwa” establishing the “Inter­ with Egyptian and Palestinian Islamists in­ national Islamic Front for Jihad Against troduced him to new trends in revolutionary Jews and Crusaders,” and directed the at­ Islamist thought, stemming from the think­ tacks on American interests around the...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 89–99.
Published: 01 June 2011
... movement to prevent an Islamist government or the return of secular tyranny—is being thwarted by the more immediate task of fighting the counterrevolution. They are being forced to remain activists, instead of taking up the hard work of politics—canvassing, fundraising, and throwing support behind a...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 77–83.
Published: 01 September 2015
... patriarchs whom I also met, view Damascus as the last and best rampart for the protection of Christians, in the absence of a credible Syrian opposition. The religious authorities had already warned me of the dangers of Islamist fundamentalism in mid-2010, during an earlier parliamentary mission I led to...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 70–79.
Published: 01 June 2013
... initial reports blamed the bloodshed on grievances over the distribution of profits from Muslim pilgrimages to Mecca. But later that day, attention turned to radical Islamists of the Caucasus Emirate when an online video appeared from a group calling itself the “Mujahedeen of Tatarstan.” Lasting little...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 82–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Haq, an Afghan Pashtun leader in the anti-Taliban resistance. At his invitation, I was accompanying Haq to his meeting with northern Tajik Commander Ahmed Shah Masood to discuss a strategy to end the long Afghan war. The army’s massive covert support for radical Sunni Islamist groups in Pakistan...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to facts. In this issue, she compares the fabrications of Trump’s adviser Kellyanne Conway to falsehoods of Uzbek dictator Islam Karimov. In February, Conway conjured a mass terrorist attack on U.S. soil—the Bowling Green massacre—in much the same way Karimov invoked an alleged Islamist terrorist...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 88–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... after the Oslo bomb, it seemed that an Islamist had finally carried out his first successful attack. Norwegians were visibly shaken. The mood among Muslims was equally bleak. They, too, thought the culprit must be Muslim, and were steeling themselves for the follow-up—suspicion, scrutiny, endless calls...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2001
... liberalization, instead waging a war performance of the region, the Washington- against its Islamist opponents that cost based political analyst Anthony Cordesman more than 100,000 lives over the following noted several years ago (in a wonderful turn eight years. A fragile civil concord was shat­ of...