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What's So Political About 'Political' Islam?

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FURTHER READING 

BOOKS

Osman, Tarek. Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 

Wood, Graeme. The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State. New York: Random House, 2016.

 

ARTICLES

Hamid, Shadi. "Islamism, the Arab Spring, and the failure of America‚Äôs do-nothing policy in the Middle East." Brookings Institution. October 14, 2015. http://brook.gs/2eT5ivi 

Trofimov, Yaroslav. "The Crisis of Political Islam." Wall Street Journal. July, 22 2016. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-crisis-of-political-islam-1469223880

Waterbury, John. "Review: The Way of the Strangers: Encounters With the Islamic State; The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory." Foreign Affairs. May/June, 2017. https://www.foreignaffairs.com/reviews/capsule-review/2017-04-17/way-strangers-encounters-islamic-state-master-plan-isis-al-qaeda

Wood, Graeme. "True Believers: How ISIS Made Jihad Religious Again." Foreign Affairs. Sept/October, 2017. https://www.foreignaffairs.com/reviews/review-essay/2017-08-15/true-believers

 

OTHER RESOURCES

"Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World." A conversation with Shadi Hamid and Elise Labott at the Aspen Ideas Festival, 2016 https://www.aspenideas.org/session/islamic-exceptionalism-how-struggle-over-islam-reshaping-world