[Marxism] Samir Amin on political Islam
einde at gmx.de
Wed Dec 27 16:21:01 MST 2006
Louis Proyect schrieb:
> Political Islam
> Samir Amin shines much needed light on a dimly understood phenomenon
The article doesn't seem very helpful to me as it only deals with the
phenomenon on a purely ideological level. There is no attempt to explain
why Political Islam can now attract the support of large numbers of
people actually involved in confrontations with imperialism and Zionism.
In particular, the article is IMHO of no help in understanding why
movements like Hizbollah or Hamas have gained mass support in direct
competition with secular political movements or in explaining what is
happening in Iraq, where Political Islam in various forms plays a
complex role in the development of the struggle.
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