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The future of Islamism- part two: Where does Islamism go from here?

By Nicholas Gjorvad Today’s article explores the issues which face Islamists going forward.  As part one pointed out, the setbacks that Islamist parties in the Middle East have recently experienced can largely be attributed to the instances of over-ambitious and unilateral moves of Islamist leaders in power.  In light of the pushback from opposition groups, …

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The future of Islamism part 1: A difficult year for Islamists

By Nicholas Gjorvad This is the first of three articles discussing the future of Islamism in Egypt and the Middle East.  Today’s article will review the various setbacks of Islamist parties in the region not long after impressive electoral victories.  Part two will explore the path that Islamism takes from here and whether the Islamist …

Daily News Egypt

The Future of Al-Wasat Party

By Nicholas Gjorvad After its split from the Muslim Brotherhood in 1996, Al-Wasat Party quickly became the darling of many western academics due to its progressive stance on several democratic issues while maintaining an Islamist identity.  Its stated goal was to unite Egyptian society by forming a political party that separated the Islamic da’wa (calling) …

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