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Scripting Middle East Leaders
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Sir Lawrence Freedman, Jeffrey Michaels
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Both the US and the UK seemed caught off-guard by the uprisings in Libya and Egypt and policymakers had to deal with leaders that switched from being allies to "pariahs." This collection of essays, written by leading scholars, examines the evolution of British and American perceptions of "adversaries" in the
The Arab Spring
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Antoni Abat i Ninet, Mark Tushnet
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-30 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Approaching the concept of Islamic constitutionalism from a comparative perspective, this thought-provoking study by Antoni Abat i Ninet and Mark Tushnet uses traditional Western political theory as a lens to develop a framework for analyzing the events known as the ‘Arab Spring’. Writing with clarity and insight, the authors place
Islamism in the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: W. J. Berridge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-13 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Islamism in the Modern World is an accessible, student-oriented introduction to the debates surrounding the historic origins of contemporary Islamism. It explores controversies surrounding contemporary Islamists' indebtedness to various European and Islamic thinkers, as well situating debates concerning the relationship between political Islam, violence and democracy in an historic context.
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Muammar Al-Gaddafi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-16 - Publisher:

This is the only authorized and official English translation of the Green Book which was distributed globally by the Gaddafi regime. The Green Book is a short book setting out the political philosophy of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The book was first published in 1975. It is said to have
Tyrants Writing Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Albrecht Koschorke
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-05 - Publisher: Central European University Press

As conventional understanding would have it, the sometimes brutal business of governing can only be carried out at the price of distance from art, while poetic beauty best fl ourishes at a distance from actions executed at the pole of power. Dramatically contradicting this idea is the fact that violent