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On Point Special: Do Islam and Democracy Mix?36:17
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photoA special On Point recorded in front of a live audience at the Wong Auditorium at MIT. We tackle the most important question facing the Arab world today: Do Islam and democracy mix?

Guests:

Khaled Abou El Fadl, eminent Islamic scholar, professor of law at UCLA, and author of "Islam and the Challenge of Democracy" in the April/May Boston Review

Fawaz Gerges, professor of International Relations at Sarah Lawrence College, author of "The Islamists and the West: Ideology vs. Pragmatism"

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on May 13, 2002.

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