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Latest update : 2012-04-11

Alvaro de Vasconcelos, Director of the European Union Institute for Security Studies

One year on from the Arab Spring, the rise of Islamist parties across the region is giving some European and US leaders a headache. They are asking a very un-politically correct question - are Islam and democracy mutually exclusive? Alvaro de Vasconcelos, director of the European Institute for International Strategic Studies, says that is the wrong question, and the wrong approach.

Alvaro de Vasconcelos recently published "Listening to unfamiliar voices – The Arab democratic wave".

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