Islamists are Coming

About the Islamists are Coming

The Islamists are not only coming. In several countries, they’ve already arrived. Others are primed to take prominent roles down the road. Altogether, Islamist movements are today the most dynamic political force across the Arab world—and they may well be for the next decade or longer.

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Moderates Attempt to Counter Extremism Online

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Dec 15, 2014
Extremist Islamist groups like ISIS – also known as ISIL, Daesh, or the Islamic State – challenge moderate Islamist narratives by spreading their ideology online. more

Tunisia's Peaceful Legislative Elections

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Nov 06, 2014
Tunisia’s parliamentary elections in October 2014 were a rare peaceful democratic transition in the Middle East. more

Egypt's Islamists Seek Coalitions to Survive

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Oct 31, 2014
A report from the German Institute for International and Security Affairs describes how Islamist and secular parties have forged electoral coalitions in an attempt to make a better showing in the upcoming parliamentary elections. more

Survey: Jordanians Support Hamas, but not ISIS

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Oct 31, 2014
Jordanians have positive views of Hamas, but negative opinions of ISIS and the Muslim Brotherhood, according to a new poll commissioned by the Washington Institute. more

Brotherhood Struggles to Remain Relevant in Egypt

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Oct 28, 2014
The Muslim Brotherhood is struggling to maintain its relevance in Egyptian politics since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in 2013. more

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