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Author Nakhleh, Emile A., 1938-
Title A necessary engagement : reinventing America's relations with the Muslim world / Emile A. Nakhleh.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  JZ1480.A55 N35 2009    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  JZ1480.A55 N35 2009    AVAILABLE  
Author Nakhleh, Emile A., 1938-
Series Princeton studies in Muslim politics
Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Subject United States -- Relations -- Islamic countries.
Islamic countries -- Relations -- United States.
Description xix, 162 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-153) and index.
Contents Political Islam and Islamization -- Intelligence, political Islam, and policymakers -- Public diplomacy : issues and attitudes -- Public diplomacy: a blueprint.
ISBN 9780691135250 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691135258 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 257554725
Table of Contents
 Author's Note 
 Introduction 
Ch. 1Political Islam and Islamization1
 Islamization and Islamic Activism4
 Stages of Islamization8
 Islamic Activism and Radicalization12
 Islamic Radicals and WMD14
 Manifestations of Islamization17
 Factors Contributing to Islamization20
 Education and Islamization23
 Shia Activism26
 Islamic Political Party Politics30
 Islamic Activism, CIA Briefings, and U.S. Policy Responses33
Ch. 2Intelligence, Political Islam, and Policymakers37
 Intelligence and Policy: Roots of Tension38
 Politics Trumps National Security40
 Building Expertise41
 Academic Outreach43
 Training of Analysts46
 Cultural Expertise and Intelligence Analysis47
 Open-Source Data Mining50
 Visiting Muslim Countries51
 Analytic Products, Briefings, and Policymakers' Response53
 Iraq: Critical Briefings before and aft er the Invasion54
 Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas, and the American Response61
 Authoritarian Regimes and Political Reform64
 Bureaucratic Impediments66
 Collecting Data on Political Islam68
Ch. 3Public Diplomacy: Issues and Attitudes71
 Polls and Attitudes73
 Global War on Terror80
 Invading Muslim Countries84
 Democratization90
 The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An "Honest Broker" Role?94
 Unilateralism Resonates Poorly98
Ch. 4Public Diplomacy: A Blueprint101
 Caveats and Challenges105
 Secularists and Modernists107
 Traditionalists and Radical Salafis112
 Core Themes120
 A Blueprint125
 Conclusion: Looking Ahead140
 Glossary147
 Sources Cited151
 Index155