The upsurge of political Islam and the prevailing antisecular sentiments throughout the Muslim world are a challenge to the West. Yet the response of sociopolitical Islam to Western politics and culture has been ineffective.
In the last quarter of the twentieth century, democratization, liberalization and human rights have become the cornerstone of
It is a welcome discovery to come across a scholarly study of early American religious thought as it relates to the Middle East by a Syrian Arab Muslim.
For twenty years, American policymakers and foreign-policy analysts have been concerned with how to maintain peace and enhance stability in the oil-rich Persian Gulf region. The objectives of U.S.