The World on Fire
Muslim Democracies Wake Up to ISIS Threat
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  • Curious Mayhem
  • lukelea

    Turkey and Indonesia? I must admit I was wondering who the Muslim democracies were. How democratic are they by the way? Do they have well established liberal institutions? Isn’t Iran a democracy to some degree?

    • Duperray

      Me too. Never mind, they will also bow to IS because IS religion power on brains is bigger than any other matter.

  • FriendlyGoat

    And “antsy” is what they should be. People who have been brought up in a more-muted Islam and have so far lived relatively-peaceful lives are suddenly being re-introduced to what Islam actually is and what Islam can actually be construed to say. The democracy governments will either react forcefully against the radicalization of their countries or they will be rapidly overtaken by it. The problem is that voters may fear offending Islam more than they wish to salvage the stability of their places.

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