Monthly Archives: March 2011

What Kind of Democracy Do Muslims Want?

Following a series of uprisings against repressive regimes in several Middle Eastern nations, most notably, Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, talking heads began assuring us that Muslims hunger for democracy. Is that claim true? It all depends on one’s definition of … Continue reading

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Can Egypt Become a Democracy? Not Without Equality for Coptic Christians

Since the dramatic collapse of Hosni Mubarak’s authoritarian regime, numerous pundits have promised us that after free elections Egypt will become a full-fledged democracy. Although not impossible, that scenario is highly unlikely. Democracy calls for more than one free election; … Continue reading

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