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As Islamism Grows, is Democracy Feasible in Arab Countries? (2)

What does an increase in Islamism mean when it comes to possible democratic reforms among Muslim-majority states– a hope enkindled by the Arab Spring? And can these Muslim states ever be truly democratic? In this second part of a recent interview with, Professor David Forte, an expert in Islamic Law, explains that for democracy to work, there must be both form and substance, but he sees substance lacking.

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