Week in Review: Islamists, Democracy, and Kuwait

pablo4On this week’s podcast, A. Kadir Yildirim speaks about his new book, “Muslim Democratic Parties in the Middle East: Economy and Politics of Islamist Moderation,” which analyzes Islamist parties’ moderation trajectories and the impact of economic liberalization processes on moderation in Egypt, Morocco and Turkey.

On the Monkey Cage:

Talk of rigged elections undermines democracy. Michael Robbins and Mark Tessler look at the data from Algeria.

The Islamists are back in Morocco. How did they do it? The Baker Institute’s Marwa Shalaby explains.

Kuwait’s emir just dissolved the country’s parliament. Scott Weiner explains why.

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