Dr. Bassam Tibi is Professor Emeritus for International Relations at the University of Goettingen in Germany. He is a scholar of Islamic politics and his newest book is Islamism and Islam. He is a leading advocate for reform in Islam and calls on Muslims in Europe to integrate into society.
His book is about "Islamism's incompatibility with democracy, the reinvention of jihadism as terrorism, the invented tradition of shar'ia law as constitutional order, and the Islamists' confusion of the concepts of authenticity and cultural purity."
The following is Dr. Bassam Tibi's interview with Clarion Project National Security Analyst Ryan Mauro: