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Friday, September 30, 2011


Well, it's not exactly Post-Islamism, it's rather, to paraphrase a long-used expression, Islamism with a Secular Face. Okay, let aside inappropriate jokes, it's about Islamic political parties abiding to the secular norms of democratic societies. The model seems to be Indonesia, Malaya, and today's Turkey.

All this is controversial, of course. The main controversy seems to be not between secular and Islamic political forces: the struggle is mainly inside Islam, between moderates embracing modernity and traditionalists. Read more in today's NY Times:

(Zoon Politikon)


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