Posts tagged with "ISIS"



In his recent article on POLITICO "Why political Islam is winning" Charles Hill did not convince me that the democratic world as we know it is coming to an end. Point taken: today the relics of the Arab Spring protest seem like the final backlash against democracy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) but the overall picture is not as dark as its seems in the article. Let me explain why. First, it is wrong to put political Islam on the same footing as the Islamic State. While the former is...