Ideas. Action. Impact. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy The Washington Institute: Improving the Quality of U.S. Middle East Policy

Other Pages

Policy Analysis

Interviews and Presentations

'Islamist' or 'Islamic'? The Difference is Huge.

Soner Cagaptay

Also available in

July 11, 2016


"Islamist" and "Islamic" may sound similar but the difference between them is huge -- and carries profound policy implications.