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The American South as self and other
Slavery was a global institution, not a Southern one; its legacy, in the form of the Tea Party, is global too.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 07:59 GMT
Consenting Muslims in America
The scholar recounts his brief detention and interrogation at JFK airport.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2013 18:16 GMT
The West is a career: Linking Rouhani’s election to US sanctions
Delusional careerists who laud sanctions as the impetus for Rouhani's election in Iran couldn't be more wrong.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2013 15:12 GMT
Ballot wars: The Iranian public strikes back
The Iranian people took the quill from Khamenei's hand and are now attempting to write their own future.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 22:03 GMT
Who will renowned Italian philosopher Vattimo vote for?
Famed Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo takes issue with both Mario Monti and Silvio Berlusconi.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 16:31 GMT
The lost promise of Barack Obama
A smarter empire is no substitute for a lost republic.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2013 10:11 GMT
The dangerous rebranding of John Brennan
Makeup may help coverup a scar, but it can't erase the history of how the scar was formed.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 12:38 GMT
The other "other": Reflections on intra-Arab cinema
As the Arab revolutions continue, a need arises for contemporary film to accurately depict the region's conscience.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 11:56 GMT
The time is ripe for plant rights
New scientific research and environmental degradation prompt a serious consideration of plant rights.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 11:02 GMT
Can non-Europeans think?
What happens with thinkers who operate outside the European philosophical 'pedigree'?
Last updated: 15 Jan 2013 11:41 GMT
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Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
The 'long journey' to Palestine
FARC may have the answer to Colombia's drug woes
Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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