Posts Tagged ‘Volume 34 No. 8’

Role of religion at issue in disputed Sudanese transition

While leaders of the pro-democracy movement in Sudan seem reluctant to make Islamic law a source of legislation, the country’s ruling military council insists that “Islamic Sharia and the local norms and traditions in the Republic of Sudan should be the sources of legislation” (BBC, May 8). At a time when tensions between the democracy […]

Findings and Footnotes – June 2019

The fact that the latest (2019) edition of the World Almanac of Islamism (American Foreign Policy Council, $119) has expanded to two huge volumes (totaling about 1,500 pages) suggests that there has been a significant increase in groups and individuals involved in Muslim-based political activism. But it should be noted that the term “Islamist” is […]