Conformity is seductive. Even in societies where questioning prevailing narratives and challenging authority has been entrenched in educational systems and the media, conformity to the view of the majority is… read more →
Violent Islamism is not an aberrational accident in Arab and Islamic history. It has always followed the fall of the dominant order.
After the Arab Spring, the rise of Islamists stirred social polarization in many countries. The most potent Islamists today are the jihadists who have seized control of territory through extreme… read more →