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Promoting pluralism and democracy in the Middle East

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, ... Congress, second session, August 11, 1992

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages71
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Open LibraryOL7369416M
ISBN 100160400139
ISBN 109780160400131

Yakub Halabi; "Ideas and Foreign Policy: American Vision of Muslims and US Reluctance to Promote Democracy in the Middle East", University of Denver, Graduate School of International Studies Author: Roger Coate.   This article is a summary of the book Civil Society and Democratization in the Arab World (Routledge, 30th September ). The authors work in the NGO sector and participate in the Regional Team of the Promoting Pluralism Knowledge program in Indonesia. Making sense of the new Middle East is not an easy endeavor. Since the start.

  Since all religions uphold absolute values and defend what in the eyes of their followers is “truth,” fledgling democracies of the Arab world thus face the challenge of reconciling education curricula that are directed at promoting pluralism and tolerance of different ideas and opinions with the teaching of religion in public schools. Charles Issawi () was a leading economic historian of the Middle East and an astute commentator on history, politics, and human nature. In he published an article on the foundations of democracy and their absence from the Middle East. Below, we reproduce a key passage from that article (in green, beneath Issawi’s photograph). In response to our invitation, MESH member Adam.

  Holy Lands: Reviving Pluralism in the Middle East by Nicolas Pelham Sectarianism is the hall-mark of the deadly collapse of the Arab nation-state, argues a thought-provoking new book. The greatest threat to pluralism and democracy in the contemporary world is the belief that virtuous government requires religious homogeneity and clerical dominance: a single faith and a single Author: Michael Walzer.


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Get this from a library. Promoting pluralism and democracy in the Middle East: hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, Aug [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East.]. In fact, Ennahda believes in democracy that makes it stand apart from other Islamist groups; party members consider themselves Muslim democrats.

BILAL WAHAB The U.S. attitude toward promoting pluralism in the Middle East seems to be either full engagement or full disengagement. In fact, Ennahda believes in democracy that makes it stand apart from other Islamist groups; party members consider themselves Muslim democrats.

BILAL WAHAB. The U.S. attitude toward promoting pluralism in the Middle East seems to be either full engagement or full disengagement.

PROMOTING POLITICAL PLURALISM IN THE MIDDLE EAST: WEDNESDAY, MA PM to PM. Aboubakr Jamai is dean of the School of Business and International Relations at IAU College, where he focuses on Middle East politics, media and conflict, and related issues. Lobna Jeribi (right) is founder and president of the parliamentary think tank Solidar Tunisia [a.

MIDDLE EAST DEMOCRACY People in the Middle East want political freedom, and their gov-ernments acknowledge the need for reform.

Yet the region appears to repel democracy. Arab regimes only concede women's rights and elections to appease their critics at home and abroad. If democra-cy arrives in the Middle East, it won't be due to the efforts of. More on: Democracy. Middle East and North Africa.

This publication is now archived. How is the United States promoting democracy in the Arab. American democracy promotion aims to encourage governmental and non-governmental actors to pursue political reforms that will lead ultimately to democratic governance.

As the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is an area of the world vital to American interests yet generally entrenched in non-democratic, authoritarian rule (with the exceptions of Jewish-majority democratic Israel and semi. Sufism, Pluralism and Democracy.

Edited by. Sarwar Alam teaches at the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies of University of Arkansas. He received his doctorate from the same university in The chapters clearly answer questions such as what role Sufism plays in promoting pluralism, secularism, and democracy.

The book examines. Sufism, Pluralism and Democracy [Sarwar Alam, Clinton Bennett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume provides a composite of contemporary Sufi involvement in politics using a range of approaches and disciplines. It explores the role of Sufi-related parties where they exist or are emerging.

It also examines how parties that condemn Sufism have adopted aspects of Sufi. Overview. As an ongoing response to the terrorist attacks of Septemand a justification for the U.S.

invasion of Iraq, the Bush Administration has made the promotion of democracy in the Middle East a national security priority, stating that greater political freedom can undercut the forces of Islamic radicalism and indoctrination. 1 However, with ongoing sectarian violence in Iraq.

Sufism, Pluralism and Democracy succeeds in exploring the often-sidelined political contribution of Sufism. The chapters clearly answer questions such as what role Sufism plays in promoting pluralism, secularism, and democracy.

The book examines Sufi teachings. Media Politics and Democracy in Palestine is an important contribution to the body of political writings on the Middle East and Palestine. It also serves the journalistic community – students of journalism and communications and those already writing and producing stories about the Middle East for television, newspapers, radio, and the Web Cited by: 6.

MUASHER: I think pluralism should be the operating system in the Arab world. It is a necessary, not maybe sufficient condition, but a necessary one for democratic cultures. And what I mean by pluralism is political pluralism, in other words, peaceful rotation of power, the right of all political parties to exist and organize at all times.

The CRPME report is addressing main features and challenges regarding religious pluralism in the Middle East during the second half of The region of focus includes the countries of Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt and Morocco. The aim of the report is, on the one hand, to pinpoint the challenges related to religious pluralism faces in the region.

stability and promoting democracy in the Middle East or, put another way, that the United States can either advance its interests or uphold its values, but not both. This is an idea that has now been rejected, at least in theory if not always in practice, by both the Bush and Obama administrations.

Secretary of. According to the Democracy Index study, Israel (#29 worldwide) is the only democracy in the Middle East, while Tunisia (#69 worldwide) is the only democracy in North Africa. The measure of the level of democracy in nations throughout the world published by Freedom House and various other freedom indices, the Middle Eastern and North African countries with the highest scores are Israel.

Religious Pluralism Islamic states also tolerated religious laws of non-Muslim communities, considered a “people of the book” or ahl concept of tolerated religious communities is called Dhimma in Islamic law, and the communities are therefore called Islamic law, states had to recognize these religious communities because they are sanctioned by the Qur’an.

Promoting political pluralism: an antidote to extremism DemDigest April 4, April 4, ISIS’s propaganda machine is going dark as the group is cleared from its final strongholds in Iraq and Syria, notes Milo Comerford, Analyst and Research Innovation Officer at the Tony Blair Institute’s Co-Existence project.

David Brooks Op-Ed column holds that leading Arab moderates at conference in Doha, Qatar, believe that Hamas victory in Palestine was step forward for. Is Spreading Democracy in Middle East a Bad Idea. The Bush administration has said that an Iraq with a freely chosen government could serve as a.

President Bush’s speech ignored a classified Feb. 26,State Department report that expressed doubt that installing a new regime in Iraq will foster the spread of democracy in .President Bush's Vision of Democracy in the Middle East. Supporting and promoting democracy all over the world has long been a centerpiece of American foreign policy.

However, there is little doubt that the terrorist attacks of Septemchanged the strategic direction of American foreign policy. Why American 'democracy promotion' rings hollow in the Middle East Mark Weisbrot Egypt's crackdown on Republican and Democratic organisations is hardly .