Political Islam and European Foreign Policy. Perspectives from Muslim Democrats of the Mediterranean Cover Image

Political Islam and European Foreign Policy. Perspectives from Muslim Democrats of the Mediterranean
Political Islam and European Foreign Policy. Perspectives from Muslim Democrats of the Mediterranean

Contributor(s): Michael Emerson (Editor), Richard Youngs (Editor)
Subject(s): International relations/trade, Politics and religion
Published by: CEPS Centre for European Policy Studies
Keywords: Political Islam; European Foreign Policy; Perspectives from Muslim Democrats; Muslim Democrats of the Mediterranean; Muslim Democrats; Muslim democrat parties; anti-democratic;
Summary/Abstract: The time is ripe for the European Union, its institutions and member states to undertake an explicit review of its current policy of ‘benign neglect’ towards the broad collection of ‘Muslim democrat’ parties in the Mediterranean Arab states. The group of experts assembled to produce this new book adduces mounting evidence that this policy may lead to unintended consequences, such as the reinforcement of anti-democratic regimes and radical Islamism. Their arguments favour a broad inclusion of Muslim democrats in EU initiatives aiming at the reform of governance and the development of civil society, without extending to them any singular, exclusive or unsolicited privileges. Contributors include Michael Emerson and Richard Youngs (eds), Samir Amghar, Talal Atrissi, Senem Aydin, Amel Boubekeur, Ruşen Çakır, Salah Eddine Jorshi, Salam Kawakibi, Emad El-Din Shahin, Robert Springborg and Nathalie Tocci.

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-92-9079-711-1
  • Page Count: 195
  • Publication Year: 2007
  • Language: English
Political Islam and the European Neighbourhood Policy

Political Islam and the European Neighbourhood Policy
(Political Islam and the European Neighbourhood Policy)

Part A Case Studies in Political Islam

Part A Case Studies in Political Islam
(Part A Case Studies in Political Islam)

EVALUATIONS: The Impact of Western Policies towards Hamas and Hezbollah: What Went Wrong?

EVALUATIONS: The Impact of Western Policies towards Hamas and Hezbollah: What Went Wrong?
(EVALUATIONS: The Impact of Western Policies towards Hamas and Hezbollah: What Went Wrong?)

EVALUATIONS: Political Islam and Europe Views from the Arab Mediterranean States and Turkey

EVALUATIONS: Political Islam and Europe Views from the Arab Mediterranean States and Turkey
(EVALUATIONS: Political Islam and Europe Views from the Arab Mediterranean States and Turkey)

Annex: Check-list of topics and questions for interviews & REFERENCES

Annex: Check-list of topics and questions for interviews & REFERENCES
(Annex: Check-list of topics and questions for interviews & REFERENCES)