Posts Tagged ‘ Middle East ’

‚ÄúLasting and expanding‚ÄĚ? On the longevity of ISIS

December 19, 2014
Hassan Mneimneh
‚ÄúLasting and expanding‚ÄĚ? On the longevity of ISIS

In its messaging to its multiple audiences, the ‚ÄúIslamic State‚ÄĚ
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Bleeding Palestine

August 10, 2014
A. Rahman
Bleeding Palestine

Palestine bleeds and bleeds again. After three days of truce, which began on Tuesday (5th August, 2014), Israel resumed aerial bombing this morning
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Unintelligent, but constitutionally protected

September 26, 2012
John Lloyd
Unintelligent, but constitutionally protected

There’s some shuffling of feet going on in Western governments, about this whole freedom of speech and the press thing that democracies are pledged to defend.
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Democracy and its malcontents

August 25, 2012
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
Democracy and its malcontents

Pluralism is considered a vital part of any civilized society. The values of liberal democracy are firmly rooted in that belief. Protection from majority oppression and minority tyranny is a hard balance to achieve in any context
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Unintelligent, but constitutionally protected

September 26, 2012
John Lloyd
Unintelligent, but constitutionally protected

There’s some shuffling of feet going on in Western governments, about this whole freedom of speech and the press thing that democracies are pledged to defend.
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World history — when to rewrite, when to edit

March 9, 2011
Frank Domenico Cipriani
World history — when to rewrite, when to edit

I begin this missive with an apology. The editing process, when one is writing a book, and is not sure of his commas, is arduous. When the publishing company sent the advance copy of our book to us, my collaborators were aghast. It was riddled with errors. It was the victim of a kind editor.
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