№ 4, 2007
The article notes the originality of Pakistan as a state that was established (during secession from India) on the basis of cultural and religious commonality. Islam in Pakistan encompasses literally all spheres of social life, including politics.
The work devotes a considerable attention to the processes of development of Islamic radicalism. According to the author, today, the dividing line in the Pakistani society does not run between the left and the right, liberals and conservatives, representatives of different confessions, etc., but in the Muslim community itself – between moderates and radicals. V.Moskalenko sees a particular danger in the forming union of Islamic fundamentalists and ethno-social parties – for instance, in the north-western parts of the country inhabited by Afghans.
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