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Muslim Secularism and “the Iran Problem”

Part VI of my series on Islamic reform at the Guardian is now available. It is entitled Muslim Secularism and its Allies. The original title was Muslim Secularism and "the Iran Problem." Check out the article to see why I … Read More

By / October 17, 2007

Part VI of my series on Islamic reform at the Guardian is now available.

It is entitled Muslim Secularism and its Allies.

The original title was Muslim Secularism and "the Iran Problem." Check out the article to see why I used that phrasing.

The tagline the editor gave it captures the argument fairly well:

Western pundits are misdiagnosing Islamism. Democracy is not the issue; the issue is appointed clerics who override legislation.

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