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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 61–68.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jytte Klausen Copyright © 2005 World Policy Institute 2005 Jy tte Klausen is professor of comparative politics a t Brandeis University and the author o f The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe (Oxford University Press). Europe’s Muslim Political Elite...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Marvin Howe Marvine Howe was a long-time foreign correspondent for The New York Times and is the author of Al-Andalus Rediscovered: Iberia’s New Muslims (Columbia University Press). © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Mesquita Central de Lisboa, Lisbon...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 48–54.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Abby Seiff An insurgency has consumed much of southern Thailand. Since 2004, almost 7,000 have been killed and more than 12,000 wounded as Malay Muslims push for greater autonomy. Journalist Abby Seiff describes the Thai government's brutal security tactics and investigates what's sustaining the...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 9–12.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a broader initiative to demonize Muslims and create an alternate history of terrorist threat in America. Conway’s words, therefore, should not be dismissed merely as disprovable nonsense. They should be heeded as a warning and viewed as a contribution to a greater narrative, one that the...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 5–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Hisham Aidi France, which has long prided itself on providing refuge to African-American artists and dissidents, has found it much easier to support minority agitation abroad than at home. Hisham Aidi shows how Muslim youth in France are looking to the Black Power movement in the U.S. for...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Elisabeth Zerofsky Journalist and translator Elisabeth Zerofsky introduces her deft translation of author Kamel Daoud’s essay on sex in the Muslim world. Daoud’s piece provoked a media frenzy when it was published in France earlier this year. Everyone, including the French prime minister, seemed...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 15–22.
Published: 01 September 2004
... least 3,000 Arab and tion to terrorism were swept up and placed Muslim men have been detained in the in internment camps, where they were ripe crackdown on illegal immigrants that fol­ 16 WORLD POLICY JO URNAL • FALL 2004 lowed the 9...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 11–27.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Mira Kamdar I will not buy anything from any Muslim to the eradication of smallpox. Even our shopkeeper parents’ “mixed marriage”— my mother is I will not use those traitors’ hotels or Danish American—was to be understood their garages...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 60–69.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., adding that it’s also less dependent on a single leader and is quite ecumenical. “I’m a Hindu; my number two is a Muslim.” We ventured an offbeat question. We had been told Keralite Communists consulted astrologers to determine auspicious dates for important decisions. Is this true? A nervous buzz passes...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 41–44.
Published: 01 September 2017
... initially being dazzled by the glitz of Western life, she experiences an existential crisis that leads her to embark on a global search for true spirituality. She doesn’t find it anywhere. Khaula is deep in a pit of desolation when she encounters a teacher, a pious Muslim woman who guides her religious...
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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 (2013) 30 (2): 70–79.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Ronan Keenan One year after assuming his chief mufti role, Faizov made a grave assessment of Islamic influences in the region. “There is a movement to impose an alien ideology on Tatarstan’s Muslims,” he said in May 2012. “Thousands of missionaries from various countries rushed into the country...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2006
... received his revela­ impatiently. tions from God. They wish to return to a “I am not guilty, you are guilty!” snapped way of life within the Sunni tradition simi­ some of the prisoners. “Jihad is not guilt,” lar to that of the early Muslim community, shouted another...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... nal, troubled year as viceroy of India, he A melancholy forgotten casualty has won London’s approval for slicing Bengal been the Red Shirts, a nonviolent, demo­ into two provinces: East Bengal, comprising cratic, and secular liberation movement that 18 million Muslims and 12 million Hindus...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 93–103.
Published: 01 June 2015
... “Long live the chief priest!” In another veiled incitement to sectarian tension, the priest proclaims, “everyone, irrespective of religion, can come to Varanasi, but only Muslims are allowed in Mecca and Medina. This is the century of Hindutva, not just in India but in the entire world...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 95–101.
Published: 01 June 2005
... key U.S. ally in the global and vitality. Yet, Cohen does bring alive the war on terror is a nuclear armed state occu­ tension between the idea and reality. The pying the international spotlight. Because it idea that Muslims were a separate nation is so important, those who need Pakistan that...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 53–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Muslim extremism in Nigeria, in Pakistan, in Syria, and in Iraq. So the problem with Islam at the moment is essentially how do we deal with other religions. And not just other religions, but other people as well. That is the basic problem that Islam must come to grips with. I emphasize that this is not...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 7–13.
Published: 01 December 2011
... restricted to the Muslim world. The Catholic Church found a new visibility under the leadership of John Paul II, shaking the communist grasp on Eastern Europe. Millions of converts from Catholicism to Protestantism are reshaping domestic politics in Brazil and other Latin America countries. Conversions from...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 9–13.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Thorbjørn Jagland It is important to underscore that religions are profound markers of identity. For Muslims and non-Muslims to understand one another, we need to deepen interreligious dialogue. We must debate the role of religion in our society, and we need to discourage the use of religion as...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 89–93.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Indian-ness, and admitted the le­ ever, believe that for a thousand years India gality of our long years of living in sin with has been a single cultural unit that absorbed the English.” all its invaders, and that Muslims, Chris­ That was in the time of Jawaharlal Neh­...