This book is concerned with political Islam and in particular the global challenges posed by Islamists and Jihadists. There is special emphasis on the philosophical and political conflict in Europe between an Islamist agenda and democratic values. Bassam Tibi makes clear that the problem is not Islam as a religion, but its politicization as a belief system.Political Islam, World Politics and Europe will be of interest to students and scholars of Middle East politics, Political Islam, and politics and international relations.