February 17, 2014

Maldives Returns to Religious Conservatism

Vishal Arora, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

As Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen completed three months in office on February 17, one could not help but notice the Indian Ocean archipelago’s return to religious conservatism and its growing engagement with China.

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TAGGED: Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, Islam


February 17, 2014
Tunisia a Model for Turkey
Mustafa Akyol, New York Times
Over the past decade, the Turkish government has received much praise for successfully melding Islam and democracy. Today, however, Ankara’s continued reliance on tactics of confrontation and intimidation is threatening to... more ››