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Reconciliation : Islam, democracy, and the West / Benazir Bhutto.

By: Bhutto, Benazir, 1953-2007Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Harper, c2008. Edition: 1st edDescription: viii, 328 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780061567582; 0061567582Subject(s): Islam and politics | Islam and politics -- Islamic countries | Islamic countries -- Politics and government | Islam and politics -- Pakistan | Pakistan -- Politics and government | Islamic countries -- Relations -- Europe | Europe -- Relations -- Islamic countries | Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Islam -- 21st century | Islamic fundamentalism | Islam and politics | Islam and politics -- Pakistan | Pakistan -- Foreign relations | Islamic countries -- Foreign relations -- Western countries | Western countries -- Foreign relations -- Islamic countries | Pakistan -- Politics and governmentDDC classification: 297.272
Contents:
The path back -- The battle within Islam : democracy versus dictatorship, moderation versus extremism -- Islam and democracy : history and practice -- The case of Pakistan -- Is the clash of civilizations inevitable? -- Reconciliation.
Summary: Writing a few months prior to her assassination, Bhutto explores the complicated history between the Middle East and the West. She traces the roots of international terrorism across the world, including American support for Pakistani general Zia-ul-Haq, who destroyed political parties, eliminated an independent judiciary, marginalized NGOs, suspended the protection of human rights, and aligned Pakistani intelligence agencies with the most radical elements of the Afghan mujahideen. She speaks out not just to the West, but to the Muslims across the globe who are at a crossroads between the past and the future, between education and ignorance, between peace and terrorism, and between dictatorship and democracy. Democracy and Islam are not incompatible, and the clash between Islam and the West is not inevitable.--From publisher description.
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297.0954 I821 1998 Islam, communities and the nation : 297.0973 H344a 2000 American Muslims : 297.1226 H216Q 2004 The Quran & Politics: 297.272 B5759r 2008 Reconciliation : 297.272 B576 2008 Reconciliation : 297.272 R8881o 2004 Globalized Islam : 297.272 R888o 2004 Globalized Islam :

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Writing a few months prior to her assassination, Bhutto explores the complicated history between the Middle East and the West. She traces the roots of international terrorism across the world, including American support for Pakistani general Zia-ul-Haq, who destroyed political parties, eliminated an independent judiciary, marginalized NGOs, suspended the protection of human rights, and aligned Pakistani intelligence agencies with the most radical elements of the Afghan mujahideen. She speaks out not just to the West, but to the Muslims across the globe who are at a crossroads between the past and the future, between education and ignorance, between peace and terrorism, and between dictatorship and democracy. Democracy and Islam are not incompatible, and the clash between Islam and the West is not inevitable.--From publisher description.

The path back -- The battle within Islam : democracy versus dictatorship, moderation versus extremism -- Islam and democracy : history and practice -- The case of Pakistan -- Is the clash of civilizations inevitable? -- Reconciliation.

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