Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'Secularism''
Ali Harfouch Reactionary v. Revolutionary Positions To be reactionary, means quite simply, to react to an existing reality. Being a revolutionary however means one changes the existing reality. Reactionary positions and revolutionary positions are often [...]
Uthman Badar Some of the proposed topics of discussion at the Karachi Literature Festival which took place earlier this month caught my attention as I read about it in the press. In particular the panel discussion [...]
Dr. Abdul Wahid In early March 2012, Rashid al-Ghannushi—the well-known thinker and leader of Ennahda, the political party that fared best in Tunisia’s recent elections—addressed a small audience from Tunisia’s elite at the Centre for the [...]
The Arab spring has brought to an end the post WW1 dictatorial architecture that long dominated the Arab landscape. The regimes of tyranny and dictatorship were established in the Middle East long before the likes of [...]
The belief that Shi’a-Sunni disagreements represent a source of continuous conflict amongst Muslims is widely touted as a key dimension in understanding politics of the Muslim world. Whether in Iraq, Saudi Arabia or Pakistan, many are [...]