09 May 2007

Political Islam in Egypt

Emad El-Din Shahin

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Drawing on results from a survey among members of the Muslim Brothers and the Wasat Party, Emad El-Din Shahin, Professor at the American universities of Cairo and Harvard, looks at changes in Egyptian political Islam and considers possible democratic models for Egypt. This paper offers valuable insight into moderate Islamist views on collaboration with Europe and clarifies positions on matters of crucial importance to future Islamist-EU dialogue.