The author of “Reopening Muslim Minds” discusses his call to fellow Mulsims across the world to rediscover that distinctive cosmopolitan approach which once made Islam great.
- Exploratory talks for an Ampelkoalition (three-way coalition) have started in Berlin between the SPD, the Greens, and the Liberals of the FDP.
- European law has no precedence over the Constitution, says the government-controlled Constitutional Court. Polexit now looks like more than fantasy.
- From Egypt to Tunisia, from Algeria to Morocco, Islamist and democratic hopes alike have been dashed, or crashed. Time to reflect on how that could happen.
- The poorly known Tunisian geologist was tasked by President Saied of forming a new government. Will she have any space to deliver?
- Why were the moderate Islamists of PJD ousted from power, and how can that change Morocco’s political scenario?
- Anti-Fidesz party join their forces to find the best-suited competitor to Hungary’s Prime Minister. Can they resurrect an agonizing democracy?
- Turkey’s regime is trying to exploit the return of the Taliban in Kabul to reassert its regional power. But Erdoğan will be moving on a slippery ground.
- How are Sunni and Shiite countries viewing the Taliban’s reconquest of Afghanistan? How will that impact on Islamist movements across the region?
- The failure of America’s military mission to Afghanistan – just like the former Soviet one – now leaves room to test China’s different approach to international affairs. Can it deliver any progress to a disgraced country?
- Tunisia’s President Kaïs Saïed has announced the extension “until further notice” of the state of exception. While free voices are increasingly intimidated.