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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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