Islamism

Islamism, also known as Political Islam (إسلام سياسي‎‎ islām siyāsī), is an Islamic revival movement often characterized by moral conservatism, literalism, and the attempt "to implement Islamic values in all spheres of life." Islamism favors the reordering of government and society in accordance with the Shari'a. The different Islamist movements have been described as "oscillating between two poles": at one end is a strategy of Islamization of society through state power seized by revolution or invasion; at the other "reformist" pole Islamists work to Islamize society gradually "from the botto ...more

Radical: My Journey out of Islamist Extremism
معالم في الطريق
The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising
Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue
هل الإسلام هو الحل؟ لماذا وكيف؟
The Truth About Muhammad: Founder of the World's Most Intolerant Religion
The Failure of Political Islam
The History of Islamic Political Thought: From the Prophet to the Present
Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia
The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam
The Islamist: Why I Joined Radical Islam in Britain, What I Saw Inside and Why I Left
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The Force of Reason
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)
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Abhijit Naskar
You must remember, the so-called Jihadis who are in reality, mentally unstable individuals run by Quranic fundamentalists, do not represent the whole Muslim population of the world.
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It was sometimes feebly argued, as the political and military war against this enemy ran into difficulties, that it was 'a war without end.' I never saw the point of this plaintive objection. The war against superstition and the totalitarian mentality is an endless war. In protean forms, it is fought and refought in every country and every generation. In bin Ladenism we confront again the awful combination of the highly authoritarian personality with the chaotically nihilist and anarchic one. Te ...more
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