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Israel and Kenya: Narratives of disposability
Why does the loss of some lives merit more grieving than the loss of others?
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 12:48 GMT
A 'rare' Arab intellectual: Fouad Ajami (1945-2014)
Ajami condemned autocratic Arab governments and called on the West to confront what he called a 'culture of terrorism'.
Joseph A Kechichian
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 12:13 GMT
The crocodile tears of the complicit: Iraq and the cries against humanity
Ten years on, the enablers of the Iraq war are still trying to justify their complicity.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 13:46 GMT
Why 'they' still don't hate 'us'
Mark LeVine discusses the myopic nature of the 'us' versus 'them' worldview.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2012 08:07 GMT
The fallacy of the phrase, 'the Muslim world'
Western media reinforces stereotypes by reducing a complex set of causes to the rage into an amorphous mass.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2012 15:05 GMT
The problem with removing dictators
Outside aid can help topple Assad, but intervention can prevent neither a humanitarian crisis nor a descent into chaos.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2012 15:33 GMT
An Arab vision in focus
Read about the role satellite media played in the Arab Spring in an excerpt from chapter six of The Invisible Arab.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2012 16:52 GMT
Imperialism, despotism, and democracy in Syria
The stark choice between a fascist or an imperialist course in Syria should be discarded for a third and better course.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 13:08 GMT
Fifth column of the postmodern kind
Iranians supporting a military strike against their own country are brazen and hypocritical.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2011 15:19 GMT
Understanding the Muslim world
New generation of scholars abandoning theories that have long dominated academic discourse.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 13:33 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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