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The Democratization of Middle East
This paper, written from an Islamic perspective, discusses what the writer views as roadblocks to the democratization process in the Middle East.
# 95083 | 1,714 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper, written from a religious Islamic perspective, explores how diversity represents a major roadblock to achieving peace and harmony in the Middle East. The writer first describes the Muslim outlook on cultural diversity, as opposed to Christianity. The paper then highlights the different religious outlooks and sects within Islam. Several obstacles to establishing democracy in the Middle East are illustrated, with an emphasis on the suppression of minorities in the region. The author concludes citing Islamic concerns about democratization in Israel.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Farques, P. "Demographic Islamization: Non-Muslims in Muslim countries." SAIS Review, vol.21, no.2, Summer-Fall 2001.
  • Ibrahim, Saad .Sects, Ethnicity, and Minority Groups in the Arab World. Cairo: Ibn Khaldoun Center, 1994.
  • Mazhar, U. Living in Harmony with Religious Diversity: Islamic Perspective . Paper prepared For "Parallel Conference of Forum for Future"-Bahrain Conference. November 7, 2005.

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