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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (4): 539–551.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Hesham Al-Awadi The article examines the Muslim Brotherhood in power in Egypt, 2012–2013, and how they dealt with the multifaceted challenges. The main argument is that the Brotherhood benefited from their past populist legitimacy to fill the vacuum created by the collapse of the Mubarak regime...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (3): 325–340.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ridwan Al-Sayyid This paper tackles the relationship between Islam and the state in light of the ongoing revolutions. It focuses on two perspectives: the Islamists' claim that the Shari'a and not the umma (community) are the source of legitimacy in the evolving regimes; and that it is the duty of...