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person > Tarak Barkawi
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Insurgency and diplomacy
The Syrian resistance should take a note from the Algerians who fought for independence from France.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2012 16:19 GMT
Lessons from the al-Qaeda chronicles: Romney and the attack on women
Women-hating in the US is "not limited to the Republican Party", but can also be found in the "citadels of liberalism".
Last updated: 01 Nov 2012 04:54 GMT
Civilisation and savagery at war
The label "savage" is often found in imperial contexts, in wars between Western powers and indigenous peoples.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2012 11:48 GMT
Global Islam vs the Western nation-state
If the anger against the anti-Islam video tells us anything, it's that extremism fuels extremism.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2012 04:48 GMT
The sting of subjugation: 'Green on blue' attacks in Afghanistan
Afghans are killing Western troops because the US and NATO are in occupation of their country, writes Barkawi.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2012 07:35 GMT
Invasions and evasions: The Tutu-Blair paradox
Tony Blair and Desmond Tutu share a vision of world politics as an epic struggle between good and evil, writes Barkawi.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2012 10:29 GMT
Democracy and the nation-state in Syria and the world
A new Syrian nation can be born in the inferno of struggle, one that can overcome differences that appear unbridgeable.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2012 15:13 GMT
Human rights at war in Syria
Human rights organisations must start coping with reality: The victors write the laws and hold the trials.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 14:12 GMT
Victory for Free Syria
Syrian troops will soon regard everyone outside their own units as potential enemies.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 09:04 GMT
Profit and security at the London Olympics
G4S' failure to meet its Olympics contract is about profits rather than a lack of recruits.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 12:45 GMT
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