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Based on the lectures given at the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute symposium on de-radicalization and dis-engagement in December 2009 one of the CIDT interns, Vivien Molinengo wrote this paper on societal collapse and radicalization. He argues that the notion of societal collapse was a leitmotif...
The writer talks about the political role of Islamic groups in the Arab Muslim world in an attempt to answer the question: Is Arab democracy possible without Islamists?
The author ascribes the unprecedented success of Hamās in the recent parliamentary elections to several factors, most notably its Islamic thrust.
An expert in Al-Ahram Political and Strategic Studies Center said that the concept of political Islam appeared in the mid-seventies due to an American study on the Iranian Revolution and Khomeini. He added that Islamic groups are divided into two sections, namely, Islamic religious movements and...
"Since you cannot convey reality precisely, since in the last resort there is no precise reality to convey, why worry? All that is expected of you is a good story, so let them have it. Truth? What is truth?" writes Edward Mortimer in "Islam and the Western journalist." And thus the Western press...
A few days after the referendum that ratified the policies of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika regarding the question of terrorism, pressure has mounted from Islamists who supported Bouteflika’s moves.
Algerian President Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika received overwhelming public endorsement of his plans to restore peace to his country.
Anwar Haddam, one of the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) leaders in exile, issued a statement from prison in the United States, saying: "The outcome of the referendum in Algeria on September 15 showed the Algerian people’s awareness and eagerness for a genuine concord to heal the wounds and turn the...
Islamist extremists killed four people on the first day of campaigning in Algeria for a peace referendum scheduled for September 16 by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the press said August 28.
At least 29 people have been killed in the Bechar region of western Algeria, in the worst attack on civilians since the election of President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika four months ago. In a 15 August statement, security officials blamed Islamist militants for the killings in Beni Ounif, saying that...

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