Iran's Peculiar Election: The Conservative Wave Rolls On

Article
October 2005

The May 2005 presidential election capped a process of conservative reentrenchment, but with a surprising populist twist.

The Rise of “Muslim Democracy”

Article
April 2005

The incentives created by competitive elections in a number of Muslim-majority countries are fueling a political trend that roughly resembles the rise of Christian Democracy in twentieth-century Europe