Islam as statecraft: How governments use religion in foreign policy
Political Islam in the Gulf States
The limits of punishment: Transitional justice and violent extremism
At an even broader level, Islamic exceptionalism means questioning the conventional technocratic approach that sees problems both at home and abroad as products of material factors that can be addressed through targeted policy interventions. Things like poverty, underdevelopment, rural-urban migration, and so on all matter, but so do the things that can’t be measured.