Category Archives: Arab World
Graham Peebles says inhibiting ideological patterns of thought must be dismantled in all areas of education if we are to discover the answers to our social, economic and environmental problems, and create harmony.
Magdi Abdelhadi points to the housework that Muslims must do before the ideology of Islamism can be defeated, and Alan Hart argues that Western governments must cut off the policy oxygen on which Islamism flourishes.
Lawrence Davidson examines the tendency of Muslims, Jews and Christians to seek to recreate the present in the shape of an imagined, divinely-inspired past, and notes the catastrophic actual and potential consequences.
Nureddin Sabir examines Qatar’s policy of reliance on the USA and support for Islamism, and its media strategy, as represented by Aljazeera, which talks democracy to Westerners but espouses Islamism to Arabs.
Alan Hart says Western foreign policy and repressive Arab and Muslim regimes are at the core of violent Islamic fundamentalism, and that Western leaders could change both, but they will not.