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Democratic Islam Is the Best Antidote to ISIS

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 12.24.2014 | Home
Soumaya Ghannoushi

Tunisia, which had shown Arabs a way out of the prison of dictatorship through peaceful protest, is today demonstrating that on the ruins of the old order a democracy could be built.

"The Revolution Will Spread Throughout the Muslim World - and Beyond"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Elisabeth Braw

People call him "The Godfather of the new Islamist Middle East." Rachid Ghannouchi, whose Ennahdha party won Tunisia's first free elections last November, does indeed spearhead the post-Arab Spring Middle East.

The Shariah Was Made For Man -- And Not Man For The Shariah

Mustafa Akyol | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Mustafa Akyol

The fundamentalists do not realize that their blind literalism could lead them to follow the letter of the law, but betray its intents.

Islamists Facing Tests

Philip Seib | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Philip Seib

Muslims must decide if faith and freedom are to coexist. As they decide, a primary task is to make democracy more than a matter of electoral politics and instead embrace the notion of a democratic culture.