Volume 3, No. 1 – March 1999 ISLAM, ISLAMISTS, AND DEMOCRACY By Ali R. Abootalebi Editor’s Summary: Professor Abootalebi analyzes the differences among Islamic movements, as well as their contrasting attitudes toward democracy. He shows how reality is quite different from the monolithic models often presented regarding such ideologies and groups, including the debates […]
Editor’s Summary: Professor Dowty analyzes an interesting question which has been rarely examined in serious terms: how does Jewish history and experience — beyond just religious considerations — affect Israeli politics and foreign policymaking. He provides examples of adaptation, as well as cases where the past gives little guidance to contemporary problems.