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Rousseau and the Islamists

Le Monde┬áhosted a fascinating ┬ádebate recently, concerning whether, “L’islam politique est-il dans l’impasse?” Phillipe d’Iribarne suggests that the recent coup in Egypt, combined with the struggles of Islamist governments in Tunisia and Turkey, has a dual significance for the fate … Continue reading

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Is Egypt’s Revolution Failing?

So wonders Thannasis Cambanis in the Atlanic: he catalogues a grim succession of events suggesting two trends: 1) the inexperienced leaders of Tahrir are stumbling out of the gate as they attempt to transform their unruly movement into a viable … Continue reading

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