Najib Ghadbian Articles

NAJIB GHADBIAN is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas.
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After Jihad presents a persuasive argument for a new US policy to encourage Islamic democracy instead of continuing support for autocrats in the Muslim world. The author argues in theoretical and practical terms that Islamic democracy is possible and then proposes a road map for its realization. The book’s timely message is that despite the popular view of Islam as violent, many Muslims around the world are struggling for more democratic systems, and US support of repressive regimes that lack popular legitimacy increases the potential for violence.

By Najib Ghadbian  |  May 6, 2006