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Will Malaysia’s Islamization Change Course?

March 9, 2018

Will Malaysia’s Islamization Change Course?

by Chin Huat-Wong

Pundits are betting that Prime Minister Najib Razak will win Malaysia’s upcoming election. To end the Islamist one-upmanship in which the country has been mired in recent years, the opposition – now allied with Najib’s predecessor and former mentor Mahathir Mohamad – must win one-third of the seats in parliament. 1,115 more words


Political Islam in the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond

Political Islam in the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond
Professor Uriya Shavit
The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies
Tel Aviv University

What is political Islam and what are its characteristics? 3,268 more words

Eastern Mediterranean

Assaying Political Islam

Many preachers mix politics with Islam; they seek to drive people towards a certain political direction which have come to exist under the name Islamism. Islamists claim that they want to apply the Islamic… 2,447 more words


How political Islam is gaining ground in Southeast Asia despite the fall of Islamic State | South China Morning Post

More on Southeast Asia and the risks of political Islam:

The religious insurgency in the southern Philippines, which saw the capture of Marawi by fighters aligned to Islamic State last year, revealed the violent power of political religiosity.

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