Civil society and military actors engaged in humanitarian and peace operations will benefit from an awareness of how religion shapes individuals’ values and ideas regarding the nature of the state. Religious traditions act as foundations upon which secular society rests. Without an understanding of religion, awareness of society remains limited.
The failure to understand and appreciate the religious dimension of political action is not without consequence.
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Ramazan is expected to occur July 20 thru August 18, 2012.