Beyond Islamism (Part 2/2)

September 27, 2013

Muslim-majority societies are crying out for an intellectual revolution. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. Perhaps it is time to review priorities, to shift the paradigm; perhaps it is time for political Islam to cease being intrinsically political. After a century of...

Beyond Islamism (Part 1/2)

September 15, 2013

Muslim-majority societies are crying out for an intellectual revolution. This is the first of a two part series. Islamism — or “political Islam” — is not dead. Those who have proclaimed its demise, or trumpeted the advent of a “post-Islamist” era, are...

Understanding the Turkish Model of Governance

March 03, 2013

Much has been discussed regarding the Turkish system of governance as a model of ‘Post-Islamism’ for countries emerging out of the ‘Arab Spring’. However, before such claims can be made, it is important to understand the model. The following is an executive summary of...