Islamist Radicalisation: The Challenge for Euro-Mediterranean Relations
ISLAMIC RADICALISATION: THE CHALLENGE FOR EURO-MEDITERRANEAN RELATIONS, Michael Emerson, Kristina Kausch, and Richard Youngs, eds., CEPS Paperbacks, 2009
185 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Date Written: June 3, 2009
On June 4th, Obama will deliver his long-anticipated speech in Cairo, which is expected to convey a reconciliatory message to Arabs and Muslims across the world. As both the US and the EU are trying to reset their policies in the Middle East, the challenge of how to deal with the most important emerging actors in the region – Islamists – remains a matter of great controversy. In this book, Arab and European authors ask whether the EU's current policies are contributing to the radicalisation of Islamist movements in the Middle East and North Africa, and argue in favour of an EU policy based on inclusion.
Keywords: Islam, Europe, Middle East, mediterranean
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